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Glenwood, Minnesota: Big Wooden Hand (Gone)

A goliath-size upturned palm, carved from wood, rested on the grass across from the county courthouse. Reported gone June 2023.

Downtown, on the north side of Hwy 28/Minnesota Ave. E., across the street from the courthouse.
June 2023: Reported gone.

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Big Wooden Hand

The hand is gone.

[Adam, 07/06/2023]

This sculpture had been out in the weather for over ten years, which is a long time for a work of wooden art in Minnesota.

Big Wooden Hand

The statue is still there however very worn from natural causes. Looks like it has been paper mached to keep it intact.

[PWarren, 09/13/2021]

Wooden hand.

Big Wooden Hand

Right across the street from the Pope County Courthouse in Glenwood there is a wood-carved hand in the shape of an upturned palm. There is a plaque in front of it on the ground with a religious quote on it.

[Highway Highlights, 09/20/2014]

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