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Baltimore, Maryland: Big Pencil Stuck in a Wall

A local office supply company draws attention with a big pencil stuck into its outside wall.

2418 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD
North side of midtown. On the west side of N. Charles St. between W. 24th and W. 25th Sts.
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Big pencil.

Big Pencil Stuck in a Wall

Dawn's giant pencil needs a little sprucing up, but is still a fun sight to see. Easily missed because of the trees, so keep a sharp eye out. It's directly across the street from the Safeway grocery.

[Mike Gassmann, 09/18/2023]

Big Pencil.

Giant Pencil

Dawn's Office Supply Company has been under the same ownership since 1947 -- a disabled veteran who named the company after his German shepherd, Dawn. But the sign is the attraction.

[Rick Kincaid, 05/11/2013]

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