Marmarth, North Dakota: Lifesize T-Rex

A 30-foot-long silhouette made of steel.

Address:
US Hwy. 12, Marmarth, ND
Directions:
East of town, visible atop a hill to the south of US 12.
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Lifesize T-Rex

Built as promotion to the first Dinosaur Days in 2001, the giant 30-ft. long steel silhouette of a T-Rex can still be seen along Highway 12 east of the tiny town of Marmarth.

For such a small town, Marmarth is jam-packed with Roadside kitsch. Once a year they have Dinosaur Daze, which celebrates the area's rich Hell Creek formation; in September they host the cowboy poetry contest, which draws cowboy poets and quilters from around the Midwest and they have a pretty darn good car museum as well.

[jenny, 09/02/2008]

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