Champion, New York: B.A. Snowman

Vern Scoville builds a 35-foot-tall snowman in his yard each year, an attraction that lasts as long as the bad weather holds.

Hwy 126, Champion, NY
On NYS Route 126 between Carthage and Watertown. Location approximate, but they say you can't miss it.
Winters only. Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free. Please bring a non-perishable good to donate to the local food shelter.
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B.A. Snowman

For the past few winters, Vern Scoville (my father), has been creating huge snowmen. With the help of friends, family, and some farming equipment we build a 35-foot-tall snowman each year. This year's snowman was built on 12/29/12 and will last for the winter -- only to be rebuilt the following winter.

[Michele S., 01/07/2013]

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