New Glarus, Wisconsin: Swiss Sleeping Cow

A life-size fiberglass community art project cow, painted read and covered in Zs, and for some reason the ones on its right size are backward. That crazy, drowsy cow universe...

Address:
1200 Hwy 69, New Glarus, WI
Directions:
In front of the Swiss Aire Motel. On the west side of Hwy 69 just south of downtown New Glarus.
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Swiss Sleeping Cow

In addition to the Swiss Sleeping Cow, there are various themed cows in and around New Glarus.

[Patsy Lewis, 05/26/2018]

Probablu remnants of a community art project.

Sleeping red cow.

Swiss Sleeping Cow

Large red cow covered in Zs in front of the Swiss Aire Motel in New Glarus.

[Richard Stockman, 10/18/2012]

New Glarus calls itself America's Little Switzerland. The cow is one of 15 all-different survivors around town from a year 2000 community art project. For some reason the Zs on its right, south-facing (sunny) side are reversed, creating a backward image photo-op.


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