New Glarus, Wisconsin: Swiss Sleeping Cow

In front of a motel stands a life-size fiberglass cow, painted read and covered in Zs, and for some reason the ones on its right size are backward. That crazy, drowsy cow universe...

Swiss Aire Motel

Address:
1200 Hwy 69, New Glarus, WI
Directions:
Swiss Aire Motel. On the west side of Hwy 69 just south of downtown New Glarus.
Phone:
608-527-2138
Admission:
Free
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Sleeping red cow. Swiss Sleeping Cow

Large red cow covered in Zs in front of the Swiss Aire Motel in New Glarus.

[Richard Stockman, 10/18/2012]

New Glarus calls itself America's Little Switzerland. The cow is one of 15 all-different survivors around town from a year 2000 community art project. For some reason the Zs on its right, south-facing (sunny) side are reversed, creating a backward image photo-op.

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