Phillipsville, California: Skinny Carved Old Man

Tall sculpture carved from remains of a redwood tree depicts a bearded coot without shoes. In front of a deserted business.

3025 Avenue of the Giants, Phillipsville, CA
Avenue of the Giants, just north of the US Post Office.
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Skinny guy.

Skinny Carved Old Man

This is a peculiarly tall and skinny sculpture carved from a redwood tree of a bearded mountain man in his bare feet. Folklore hero?

He's pointing to a deserted store stripped of its signage, so that's no help.

[ Team, 12/15/2016]

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