Toms River, New Jersey: Jersey Clam

A large mollusk statue is painted with sailboat scenes, possibly to distract passersby from thinking they're also gazing on a lady's private parts.
Address:
78 East Water St., Toms River, NJ
Directions:
Water St and Hooper Ave.
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Clam statue.

Giant Clam

A large clam marks the entrance to the Maritime Museum at the Toms River Seaport Society Museum.

[Vince, 03/03/2014]

Giant Clam.

Monument to a Jersey Clam

The side of this little monument looks like a female body part! I think it's supposed to be a clam, but everybody around here has a different name for it!

[Joe Orost, 05/13/2012]

The paintings of sailboats on the sides don't help explain it.

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