Lakeland, Florida: Dixieland Dragon: Lawn Sea Monster

12 feet high and 30 feet long. Seems to undulate in and out of the grass. Appeared on Sep. 15, 2019; made of scrap metal by local welder Keith Williams.
Address:
118 W. Park St., Lakeland, FL
Directions:
One mile south of downtown on FL-37/Florida Ave. S. Turn west at the green Waller Centre and yellow Hungry Howie's Pizza onto W. Park St. You'll see the dragon ahead, on the left.
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Sea monster in the grass.

Dixieland Dragon: Sea Monster in the Grass

This sea monster is a great sculpture, and beautiful in the sun.

[EC, 09/23/2019]

Despite its weirdness, the Dragon is official public art, and visitors are encouraged to snap selfies, but warned not to climb on the sharp and often hot metal.

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