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Peru, Illinois: Star Trek Vulcan Hand

An old tree has been carved into the Vulcan "Live long and prosper" greeting by an anonymous Star Trek fan (if not an actual Vulcan).

Herbert St., Peru, IL
SW side of town near Sunset Park, on the corner of Herbert St. and 1st St.
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Vulcan hand.

Star Trek Vulcan Hand

We got to see an older man in suspenders sleeping in the backyard of the house as we approached.

[Polly, 07/28/2019]

And per the Prime Directive, you took extra care not to disturb him.

Spock hand.

Star Trek Vulcan Hand

The hand desperately needs some TLC, like pressure washing and multi-coats of varnish. Nonetheless, it's still a fun sight in an otherwise nondescript residential yard.

[oneal32011, 12/12/2017]

Vulcan hand.

Star Trek Vulcan Hand

There is some very nice landscaping around the hand, but It is still very out of place in this clean and quiet neighborhood. The neighbors must have flipped when they saw this for the first time!

[Ryan Miller, 06/09/2013]

Vulcan Hand.

Roddenberrian Hand Sculpture

This homage to Star Trek's Mr. Spock appeared recently near my home. The artist (and resident of the house) is unknown.

[Peggy Clydesdale, 02/04/2012]

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