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Fort Washington, Maryland: Giant Hammer (Gone)

Ford Lumber Company promotes its business with a huge hammer 20-25 ft. tall.

4 mi. south of the Beltway/ I-95, Hwy 210/Indian Head Highway west side, exit for Livingston Rd.
March 2019: Reported gone.

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Giant Hammer

We were at this site March 29, 2019. We cannot find the hammer (only the concrete base), and the lumber business is no longer here.

[Barbara, 04/10/2019]

Giant hammer.

Giant Hammer

Driving south on Indian Head Highway from the Capital Beltway, I saw a giant hammer on the right side of the road, in front of Ford Lumber Company. I took a right on Livingston Road and found the store front. The hammer is in a large grassy area that is easily accessible from the parking lot. The hammer has probably been there a long time, judging from the condition of the hammer head. I think it's at least 20 feet tall.

[Julie Mangin, 10/11/2011]

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