Taylor, Nebraska: The Villagers

A population of 2-D black-and-white outdoor plywood people has been growing in the little town of Taylor since 2003. As of 2014 they numbered 84.

U.S. Hwy 183, Taylor, NE
I-80 exit 257, then north on US Hwy 183 for 76 miles to Taylor.
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The Villagers.

The Villagers

The village of Taylor offers a kind of treasure hunt for visitors to enjoy. Scattered throughout the entire small town are over 80 life-size paintings of "Villagers," depicting people of the past. These life-sized paintings capture the spirit of hometown history and hospitality as they mark various historic places throughout the community.

[Emily, 07/05/2014]

The Villagers project began in 2003. By the end of 2013 there were 84 of these black-and-white plywood people around the town.

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