Mount Vernon, Ohio: Bloody Hand Nailed to Cross

Large, white, bloody 2-D hand is nailed to a tilting cross in the front yard of a house.

101 Harcourt Rd, Mount Vernon, OH
Southwest edge of town, on the west side of US-36/Harcourt Rd, just south of its intersection with OH-2/New Delaware Rd.
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Bloody Hand Nailed to Cross

The structure kind of sticks out onto the road, so it's hard to miss. I think there's some kind of church behind it. I parked in the lot behind it and was able to take pics. Be careful; it's right off a main road.

[Dog Mom, 09/15/2021]

Hand nailed to cross.

Bloody Hand Nailed to Cross

A house has a strange sculpture of a rusty, tilted cross with a bloody white hand nailed to it. I'm assuming it has religious significance, but there is no sign explaining why it is here, and the building on the property looks like a house, not a church. I parked on the shoulder of the road south of the property and then walked back to take my photos.

[signmanjoe, 09/25/2019]

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