Hershey, Pennsylvania: Boy with the Leaking Boot

An odd fountain statue with perpetually drippy footwear. At the edge of a large pond in a rose garden in Hershey Gardens.

Hershey Gardens

Address:
170 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA
Directions:
Hershey Gardens are on the south side of Hotel Road; the Hotel Hershey is on the opposite (north) side of Hotel Road (100 Hotel Road). Walk into the Hershey Gardens entrance/gift shop, and then continue into the Gardens. Look to your left for Mr. Hershey's Rose Garden, with a large pond with a fountain in the center. Statue is past the fountain at the far edge of that pond.
Admission:
Fee to enter gardens.
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The Boy with the Leaking Boot statue now stands at the edge of a large pond in a rose garden in Hershey Gardens, 170 Hotel Road, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The park is just south of the Hotel Hershey (100 Hotel Road) in that city.

There is another Boy and his Leaking Boot statue in the second floor dining room of the Virginia House hotel at 53 Orkney Springs Road, Orkney Springs, Virginia, 22845.

[Dennis Gannon, 01/21/2010]

First seen in an old postcard; most Boy with the Leaking Boot statues seem to find a willing pond to aerate, but this one is letting the main fountain do the work.

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