High Rolls, New Mexico: Apple Boy

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Old Apple Barn

Address:
949 Hwy 82, High Rolls, NM
Directions:
Old Apple Barn. North side of Hwy 82, 6.5 miles down the mountain from Cloudcroft and 9.5 miles up the mountain from Alamogordo.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
575-682-2276
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Apple Boy.

Apple Boy

A 13-foot-tall retro apple-headed lad designed by its owners, who are artists and apple fans.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/05/2015]

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Apple Boy.

Apple Boy

Old Apple Barn is a super fun emporium of neat little novelties, gifts, kitchen gadgets, and you must try the apple crumb pie, delish!

[Jennifer, 07/07/2013]

Apple Boy.

Apple Boy

Old Apple Barn is a great place to stop for a break, buy a lot of souvenirs and have a bite to eat. Tried the Elk Dog and it was delicious! The pies are incredible. There is a bakery that is upstairs and they lower their delectables with a dumbwaiter to the main floor.

Bill introduced himself and we spoke for at least 30 minutes as my son and I enjoyed our hot dogs. Bill is a very talented, interesting and intelligent person who is passionate about his business. If you love shopping, you will love this place! Great fudge and specialty sodas, too.

[Britt Marley, 06/18/2013]

Apple Boy artist concept.

Apple Boy

Apple Boy is the mascot of the Old Apple Barn in High Rolls New Mexico. He is being sculpted by the owner, Bill Niffenegger. He is 12 feet tall and will wave to guests at the Old Apple Barn. Old Apple Barn is a vintage emporium and bistro that harkens back to the days of the classic roadside attractions.

Web visitors can watch the sculpting progress of Apple Boy at the Old Apple Barn Facebook page. He will be unveiled Memorial Day Weekend 2010.

[Bill Niffenegger, 04/18/2010]

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