Santa Clara, California: 32-Foot-Tall Steel Mary

Mary, steel giant, bestows her well-tempered blessings on the nearby freeway traffic.
Address:
2800 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA
Directions:
In front of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.
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Steel Mary.

Giant Steel Virgin Mary

The mother of Christ stands on a knoll next to a busy highway, centerpiece of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. On a Sunday, the surrounding lawn and shrine may be crowded with worshippers and families posing next to Mary's huge metal toes.

Note: The parking is marked as restricted to church members and as a tow-away zone, so if you don't ask permission first, leaving your car unattended is at your own risk!

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 06/07/2011]

Mary statue.

32-Foot-Tall Steel Virgin Mary

Easily accessible off 101 and somewhat visible from the freeway. Stations of the cross along a walkway on the grounds. Nice area surrounding the statue to picnic, grass for walking dogs, and ample parking.

[Michelle, 06/29/2010]

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