Eureka Springs, Arkansas: Yard Dinosaur of Ola Farwell

The personal yard thunder lizard of the creator of John Agar's Land of Kong dinosaur park. Ola Farwell died in 1988, but he built his cement dinos to last.

Address:
218 Spring St., Eureka Springs, AR
Directions:
In someone's yard, on the west side of Spring St., just south of its intersection with King St. Private property; visible from the street.
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Ola Farwell's yard dinosaur.

Yard Dinosaur of Ola Farwell

This guy is unique, but looks like he's been forgotten. He still had Christmas lights on him in June.

[Janelle, 06/15/2021]

Ola's dinosaur.

Funky Triceratops

Come bask in his unique concrete glory.

[Becky Heiney, 05/20/2019]

We met this particular dinosaur in 1985, when the home property belonged to Ola Farwell. He'd built Farwell's Dinosaur Park (later named "John Agar's Land of Kong") in nearby Beaver, Arkansas, in 1962. Ola died soon after we met him -- he was nearly 91 at the time -- so we're amazed to see that his personal yard dinosaur survived.


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