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West Windsor, New Jersey: War of the Worlds Martian Ship

"Scoutship" by Eric Schultz is 12 feet tall and made entirely of recycled materials. It was unveiled on the 80th anniversary of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" 1938 broadcast.

West Windsor Arts Center

952 Alexander Rd, West Windsor, NJ
West Windsor Arts Center. From Princeton-Hightstown Rd turn south at the stoplight onto Alexander Rd. Drive two blocks. You'll see the Martian ahead on the left, in front of the old brick firehouse.
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Martian Tripod Sculpture

In honor of the 80th anniversary of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast, an artistic interpretation of a Martian Tripod was erected in front of the West Windsor Arts Council facility. If you are a War of the Worlds Fan and are doing a tour of the Grovers Mill area for all the other sights, be sure to hit it up. Grovers Mill Coffee down the street from the Center has more WotW memorabilia!

[Matt Reynolds, 11/05/2018]

"Scoutship" by Eric Schultz is 12 feet tall and made entirely of recycled materials. It's part of "the mARTian Project," an ambitious scheme to erect ten different, permanent War-of-the-Worlds-themed artworks around West Windsor Township.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Martian Landing Site MonumentMartian Landing Site Monument, Grovers Mill, NJ - 1 mi.
Water Tower Mistaken for a MartianWater Tower Mistaken for a Martian, Grovers Mill, NJ - < 1 mi.
Tombstone of Elsie the CowTombstone of Elsie the Cow, Plainsboro, NJ - 2 mi.
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Old Baldy: Horse Hero Head, Philadelphia, PA - 28 mi.

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