LaVale, Maryland: Large Golden Ear

A large human ear, carved from a tree stump and painted glittering gold, stands in someone's front yard.

700 National Hwy, LaVale, MD
On the south side of ALT US 40/National Hwy just west of its intersection with N. Lavale St.
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Large Golden Ear

Sadly, this ear is no longer there. 2/23/2021

[Audra Fetters, 02/25/2021]

Golden Ear.

Giant Golden Ear

A giant Golden Ear carved out of a tree trunk listens alongside the National Highway in LaVale, with a whispering squirrel climbing up the side. It's signage for a hearing aid shop in a residential area. There's also a giant resin Gorilla sitting outside of the house

[Chris Harmon, 11/26/2015]

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