Mattapoisett, Massachusetts: Giant Seahorse

Multicolored, about 20 feet tall, statue remained after the adjacent gift shop and home were demolished. The land (and landmark) was donated to the town by a resident. Salty was restored in 2000; the park includes a playground, gazebo and nature walk.
38 North St., Mattapoisett, MA
East edge of town, south side of US Hwy 6. At the Intersection of North St. and County Rd along the road at the corner of a tiny park.
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Seahorse statue.


There's a tall faded seahorse statue along the highway right when you turn into town.

[Amanda, 09/02/2005]
Giant Seahorse

You pass a giant seahorse on Route 6. An odd, faded bluish-green with some pink and yellow thrown in, it surveys the center of town.

[Beth Maynard, 06/23/1998]

It's a remnant of the long-dead Sea Horse Gift Shop, about 20 feet tall.

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