Franklin, Kentucky: Fork in the Road

In a rural, grassy, sleepy intersection, an unexpected 21-foot-high stainless steel dinner fork.
Bunch Rd, Franklin, KY
Northeast of Franklin, at the north end of Bunch Rd, at its intersection with Uhls Rd.
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Fork in the Road.

Fork in the Road

According to a story in the Franklin Favorite newspaper, the fork was erected in early May 2018, and built by the senior welding class of Franklin-Simpson High School. Made of stainless steel, it's 21 feet tall, weighs 680 pounds, and is anchored with a ton of concrete.

The welding teacher knew of the rural intersection and thought it would be funny to put a giant fork there, so that's what happened.

[Laura O'Loughlin, 04/23/2019]

Fork... and spoon.

Fork in the Road

May be hard to access during lots of rain.

[PualD, 02/21/2019]

Road Trip Kit Note: Add cutlery place setting.

Fork in the Road.

Fork in the Road

Large (probably about 20 feet tall), upright fork in the triangular grassy intersection of Uhls Road and Bunch Road. Very well made. Has a street number at the bottom of the handle. Located in rural Simpson County. Very impressive sight!

[Richard D. Keith, 02/04/2019]

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