Nelson, Wisconsin: Yard Art of Richard Hanson

Display of homemade cement figures -- Indians, settlers, animals. Snoopy lies on top of a dog house.
S1059 Mill Rd, Nelson, WI
North of Nelson, west side of Mill Rd, just south of T with Dry Coulee Rd.
Private property - visible from street.
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Couldn't get too close to the statues from the road, but they looked pretty nice from what we could see. We were in a hurry so we didn't have a chance to seek out the owner for permission to see the sculptures up close. It would definitely be worth a stop if one could get up close.

[Geoffrie Kramer, 07/07/2012]

Richard Hanson created a variety of cement statues in his yard, from Snoopy and Bugs Bunny, to dancing bears, to groupings of Indian and pioneer figures. He made the first one in 1956.

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