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Gnome Tree – Laurel, NY

The Gnome tree is located at 1960 Main Road at Hallock’s Cider Mill in Laurel, New York. The property is owned by Marianne and Wayne Hallock, who live next door to the farm stand and bakery in an old North

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The Great Pumpkin – Hennepin County, MN

The Great Pumpkin is a mythical Halloween spirit whom, like Santa Claus, delivers toys to all good children everywhere. At least, that is what a small boy named Linus van Pelt believes. A devotee of the story, each year Linus

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Gnomeland – Gnomeland, NH

Gnomeland “New Hampshire’s Premiere Gnome Destination!” is a bogus attraction that can be found on the Internet but not in reality. It started with Rich Kaszeta, who wanted to prank his co-worker Ariane, so when she took a day-trip to

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The Gargoyle House – Atchison, KS

The Gargoyle House is located at 819 N. 4th Street in Atchison, Kansas, near the muddy banks of the Missouri River. The Gargoyle Home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 3, 1974. Built in 1884-1885

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Fairy Alley – Austin, TX

Fairy Alley is a small strip of land next to the residential property at 1507 Treadwell Street in Austin, Texas. A six-foot privacy fence along the side of their fence is decorated with colorful murals and dotted with fairy houses

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Cagle Castle – Alpharetta, GA

Cagle Castle, (aka, “Dwarf Castle”) is located on Hwy 140 in Fulton County at 12570 Arnold Mill Road at the SW corner of Cagle Road in Alpharetta, Georgia. Arnold Mill Road is the border line for the cities of Roswell

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Brownie Castle – Granby, QC, Canada

Brownie Castle is the former home of Palmer Cox a writer/illustrator who created a popular group of impish brownies in the late 19th century. Palmer Cox was forty-three years of age before he drew his first Brownie. “I was brought

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Posted in Advertising Mascots, Private Residences, Props, Toys, Dolls & Puppets

Gnome Habitat USA – Auburn, CA

Gnome Habitat USA is private museum on the lore, legend and wonder of the gnome world. It is located in Auburn, California on five-acres of land owned by Elizabeth M. (“Liz”) Spera. Her collection of more that 2000 gnomes and other related

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The Tooth Fairy Museum, Deerfield, IL

The Tooth Fairy Museum (now defunct)  was located in the split-level ranch home on 1129 Cherry Street in suburban Deerfield, Illinois. Created in 1993, the non-profit Tooth Fairy Museum was operated by Dr. Rosemary S. Wells, a former professor at

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Bandy’s Troll Haven – Sequim, WA

Bandy’s Troll Haven is a magical santucary of mythological statuary located at 950 Gardiner Beach Road in Sequim, WA. The 150 acre property borders the Straight of Juan de Fuca on the northeast corner of Olympic Peninsula just off Highway

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