Circleville, Ohio: 3D Pumpkin Show Mural

Artist Eric Henn's huge trompe l'oeil mural of pumpkin-possessed Circleville, is a 3D treat. It celebrates a century of the town's annual pumpkin festival (1903-2006). Bonus: "Pumpkin Man" on rollerblades.
Address:
116 E. Main St., Circleville, OH
Directions:
Downtown on E. Main St. (US 22/ SR 56) just east of Court St. It is in a parking lot next to a bank and is visible when heading east.
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3D Pumpkin Show Mural

There is a large mural in downtown Circleville that is painted in the trompe l'oeil (deceive the eye) style, making it appear three dimensional and very realistic. It depicts townspeople getting ready for the city's annual Pumpkin Show, which is a large festival held every October. The mural was painted at least 10 years ago and is still in excellent condition. It is on the side of a building, and from a distance it seems as if you can walk right through the arch.

[signmanjoe, 10/11/2019]

Notable for its time-jump depiction of "Pumpkin Man" on rollerblades on the right side of the arch.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Ted Lewis MuseumTed Lewis Museum, Circleville, OH - < 1 mi.
Pumpkin Water TowerPumpkin Water Tower, Circleville, OH - < 1 mi.
Octagon HouseOctagon House, Circleville, OH - 1 mi.
In the region:
Monument to Ohio Teachers, Columbus, OH - 25 mi.

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