Wakefield, Virginia: Big Peanut

Four feet tall, on a pedestal. Probably built in the 1980s. Not a civic symbol, but instead a kind of mascot for a peanut store.

Plantation Peanuts

Address:
509 County Drive, Wakefield, VA
Directions:
Plantation Peanuts. Downtown -- and it's a small town -- on the north side of US-460/County Drive
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Big Peanut.

Big Peanut at Plantation Peanuts

Giant peanut along the road as you drive past Plantation Peanuts, which has been in business for over 40 years.

[Nacole, 10/20/2019]

This four-foot-tall goober on a pedestal is a giant compared to a real peanut, but not to some other giant peanuts.


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