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Kerhonkson, New York: Gnome Chomsky: World's Third Largest Garden Gnome

Impractical to kidnap for a vacation joyride. Be satisfied straddling his pointy shoes. Now advertised as "The Original" World's Largest Garden Gnome, to distinguish him from two larger gnomes that have surpassed his size.

Kelder's Farm

5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson, NY
On Kelder's Farm, which is between Kerhonkson and Accord. On the south side of US 209, about 1.5 miles east of Hwy 3/Samsonville Rd.
Farm summer 10 am - 8 pm. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free self-guided tour; guided tour $8.00
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Gnome Chomsky.

Gnome Chomsky: World's Third Largest Garden Gnome

One of the best gnomes I have ever seen in my entire life.

[Alana, 11/27/2018]

Gnome Chomsky was the World's Largest when he first appeared in 2007, and he's still a fine representative of oversized gnomehood.


Gnome Chomsky: World's Third Largest Garden Gnome

Gotta love a giant Gnome at a place you can get fresh produce, ice cream and even play miniature golf!

[Brian From Rockland County NY, 08/28/2016]

World's Largest Garden Gnome.

World's Largest Garden Gnome

We happened to just drive past this huge gnome right alongside Route 209 in NY heading to Lake George. You can't miss it. It is in the front yard of Kelder Farm, which has gardens and a miniature golf.

[Jen, 08/10/2007]

The 13.5-foot-tall "Gnome Chomsky" was the world's largest when he was built in 2006 by New York City artist Maria Reidelbach. He was later topped by an 18-foot-tall gnome in Poland and a 15-footer in Iowa.

Chomsky - World's Largest Garden Gnome

Guinness World Record holding, 13'6" tall garden gnome on a beautiful Hudson River Valley Farm, with a unique mini-golf course landscaped entirely with fruit, veggies, herbs and grain.

[Maria Reidelbach, 07/23/2007]

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