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Orange, Virginia: Giant Nutcracker Head Team Field Report

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268 Blue Ridge Drive, Orange, VA
Behind Cooper Tires, on the north side of at VA-20/Berry Hill Rd, at its intersection with Blue Ridge Drive.
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Nutcracker Head.

Giant Nutcracker Head

An old tar silo has been converted into a 30-foot-high nutcracker head. Report... [12/18/2019]

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Giant Nutcracker Head

To clarify directions: Make sure you enter Blue Ridge DRIVE, not ROAD. Best might be to go to Berry Hill Road and Blue Ridge Drive; that's where it is. There are many No Trespassing signs, and the gas station folks were unfriendly. But looks cool and worth the detour.

[The G's, 02/23/2012]

Nutcracker head silo.

Giant Nutcracker Head

A paint company in Orange Virginia purchased a warehouse from a paving company a few years back and converted the tar silo into a giant nutcracker head. It's an odd thing to see from the road but get up closer to it to admire its real majesty. I hear they light it up for the Christmas holidays.

[Cris Swanlund, 09/05/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

James Madison MuseumJames Madison Museum, Orange, VA - < 1 mi.
Radiant MooseRadiant Moose, Radiant, VA - 8 mi.
Graffiti House - Civil War Cavalry Battle HospitalGraffiti House - Civil War Cavalry Battle Hospital, Brandy Station, VA - 21 mi.
In the region:
Edgar Allan Poe's Dorm Room, Charlottesville, VA - 26 mi.

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