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Ocean City, Maryland: Nanticoke the Inlet Indian

Artist Peter Toth's 20-foot-tall carved depiction of an Assateague Indian has been a shoreline fixture in Ocean City since 1976. Carved out of white oak. Restored in 2006; damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012; restored again in 2022.

S. 2nd St., Ocean City, MD
Inlet Park. South 2nd Street along the Ocean City Inlet.
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Whispering Giant Indian Head.

Nanticoke the Inlet Indian

It's at the very end of the inlet, as you drive into the main parking lot. He looks away from the ocean. A little weathered, but standing tall.

[Kathie Miller, 09/13/2022]

Peter Toth Indian Head.

Whispering Giant Indian Head

One of Peter Toth's Whispering Giant series, this 20 foot tall Assateague Indian Head was set in 1974 on the boardwalk in Ocean City.

[Sumoflam, 12/27/2016]

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Big 19th Century AnchorBig 19th Century Anchor, Ocean City, MD - < 1 mi.
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In the region:
Steam Locomotive and Old Railway Cars, Ocean View, DE - 15 mi.

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