Colorado Springs, Colorado: Statue of The Pumpkin Man

For over 50 years pumpkin farmer Nick Venetucci gave schoolchildren free pumpkins for Halloween. The sculpture depicts him in his pumpkin patch, giving away his crop to happy kids.
Address:
E. Cucharras St., Colorado Springs, CO
Directions:
Downtown. On the north side of the old courthouse (now the Colorado Springs P{pioneer Museum) at the intersection of E. Cucharras St. and US Hwy 87/S. Tejon St.
Admission:
Free
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Statue of The Pumpkin Man

I grew up being handed pumpkins by this kind old gentleman. The statue is an excellent likeness!

[Shawn Hunt, 04/23/2016]

Pumpkin Man and children.

Statue of The Pumpkin Man

Creepy old man statue. Reminds me a little of Freddie Krueger.

[Andrew, 03/29/2016]

Farmer Nick Venetucci, who the sculpture is intended to resemble, generously handed out free pumpkins to kids for half a century.

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Humpty Dumpty BrothersHumpty Dumpty Brothers, Colorado Springs, CO - < 1 mi.
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In the region:
Grave of Hambone the Mule, Fort Carson, CO - 6 mi.

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