Takoma Park, Maryland: Dragon Sculpture From Tree

Chinese-style dragon carved into a standing dead oak tree.
Tulip Ave., Takoma Park, MD
North side of Tulip Ave. just east of Holly Ave., near the Takoma Park Metro.
Private property. Visible from street.
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Dragon sculpture. Dragon Sculpture From Tree

Hand-carved dragon is solid oak.

[jim calder, 07/25/2009]

The dragon was created from a dead tree in 2007. Jim Calder is the woodcarver; the tree turned into mythical beast is on the property of Lew Morris. Newspaper coverage at the time claims it is 16-ft. tall; Jim puts it at 18-ft.

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