JFK head.

Giant Muscled Head of JFK

Field review by the editors.

Mount Clemens, Michigan

Is this the head of an alternate universe John F. Kennedy? The one who became a blockheaded football linebacker nicknamed "Big Swede"? Because that's what it looks like. Sculpted by Marshall Fredericks, unveiled in 1970 (the tenth anniversary of a campaign speech delivered by JFK on the same spot), the bronze head is four times life size, which makes it look even more gristly.

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Giant Muscled Head of JFK

Macomb County Building

Address:
10 N. Main St., Mount Clemens, MI
Directions:
The head is on a pedestal on the east side of N. Main St., in the plaza on the north side of the Macomb County Building.
Admission:
Free
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