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Kenosha, Wisconsin: The Bowfin Ruin

It resembles the ruined tower of a medieval castle, but it's actually a piece of conceptual art built in 1991. No one knows what it means. Its creator, Terese Agnew, abandoned outdoor sculpture and now makes quilts.

3rd Ave., Kenosha, WI
At the intersection of 57th St. and 3rd Ave. The Ruin stands between a parking lot and a lakefront marina.
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The Bowfin Ruin.

The Bowfin Ruin

Beautiful scenery.

[Sarah Danford, 11/15/2021]

We find ourselves becalmed by any large scale art masquerading as ancient ruins.

The Bowfin Ruin.

The Bowfin Ruin

Couldn't get really close to it, but the Bowfin Ruin was easy to find.

[jtsortofbored, 07/22/2018]

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The Civil War MuseumThe Civil War Museum, Kenosha, WI - < 1 mi.
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