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Port Orchard, Washington: Fake Barnyard of Gaudy Animals

A fake "folk art" display concocted by the owner of a mattress store to attract eyeballs to his business. Colorful and cheesy. Works for us.

Mattress Ranch

3650 State Hwy 16 SW, Port Orchard, WA
On the north side of Hwy 16 about a half-mile east of its junction with Hwy 3.
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Fiberglass and cutouts.

Mattress Ranch

Mattress Ranch operates a chain of stores in Washington and Alaska. The Port Orchard store has an entire "barnyard" of colorfully painted [non-living] cows, bulls, sheep, and other farm animals. This is a "folk art" display (to circumvent city codes). There are 20-some odd animals painted like zebras, etc., in a variety of folkish colors. The owners seem to delight in the visitors and the publicity.

[Sumoflam, 08/11/2015]

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