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Hazard, Kentucky: Mother Goose Inn

A round stone building with egg-shaped windows was built to resemble a goose sitting on a rock nest. Completed as a produce market in 1940, the goose's eyes are old-style automobile headlights, designed to light up at night. The Goose's head fell off March 24, 2021, but was put back on August 27.

Mother Goose Inn

2906 N. Main St., Hazard, KY
North of town. On the west side of Hwy 476/N. Main St. roughly a mile south of its intersection with Hwy 550.
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Mother Goose Inn

The head of Mother Goose fell to the ground due to longtime leaks and the recent ice storm. People in the community and all over are raising money to restore the beheaded, beloved goose to all her original glory.

[CSRay, 04/05/2021]

Donations have poured in, and it's hoped that Mom Goose's head can be reattached by the end of June 2021.

Mother Goose House.

Mother Goose Market

Visitors can now tour the house, spend the night inside the Mother Goose House, as well as visit their craft market on the bottom floor. They have limited hours of operation, so be sure to call.

[Jessica, 08/22/2020]

Mother Goose Market.

Mother Goose Market

The Mother Goose Market is now an Inn (B&B) -- with an art and gift shop!

[Stephen Francia, 04/02/2020]
Mother Goose House

One of the last times I went home to Hazard I took two friends with me. My Grandpa thought we should show them the Goose. We drove up right in front of the Goose and parked without a problem. The Mother Goose gas station is located next to the Goose, so you can park there if you did not want to park in front of the actual buildings. The Goose's eyes light up at night, so you may want to drive by it at night.

[Amanda Wooten, 05/18/2006]

Goose building.

Mother Goose House

Has anyone ever mentioned the Mother Goose Market in Hazard, Kentucky? This is a round stone building, with a large goose on top of it. The building looks like a goose sitting on a nest.I don't know any history on this building.

[H.B. Elkins, 02/19/1998]

Built by George Stacy and completed in 1940, features oval windows. The most famous thing in Perry County.

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