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Brookeville, Maryland: Terrifying Brookeville Angel (Gone)

A folk artist transformed a dead tree into a large polychrome angel -- with staring eyes in a psycho-crazed face.

Brookeville Academy

Directions:
On the east side of High St./Georgia Ave./Hwy 97 just south of Market St. Set back from the road, on the south side of the Brookeville Academy, which is an old stone building with an historical marker in front of it.
Hours:
May 2012: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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Terrifying Brookeville Angel

According to a story in Maryland Community News, the terrifying Brookeville angel has "deteriorated beyond repair" and will possibly be moved indoors, but is definitely gone from the grounds of Brookeville Academy.

[Crowolf, 07/16/2013]
Brookeville Angel

It used to be at the house near the corner of Georgia Ave and Brookville Rd, but they took it down. Don't have any idea where it is now. There's still a sign telling what it is though. There was no one to tell us where it went. Too bad, because I've lived here my whole life and never saw it.

[Margaritachick, 05/30/2012]

Angel.

Terrifying Brookeville Angel

The angel.

[Jen Storey, 03/23/2010]

...in all its nightmarish splendor. A folk artist carved and painted a life-size polychrome angel from a tree trunk -- with bug eyes and a psycho-crazed face. An unintentionally alarming view of the Christian afterlife.


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