Beckley, West Virginia: Neighborhood Menagerie

Animals, dinosaurs and Bigfoot. Full-color fiberglass creatures fill front yards in a residential neighborhood; all the properties and animals are owned by the same woman, who welcomes visitors.
Address:
204 Conway St., Beckley, WV
Directions:
North side of town. From WV-16/Robert C. Byrd Drive, immediately south of the stoplight (BP station/Subway), turn west onto Conway St. After about a quarter-mile, you'll come to the statue.
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Fiberglass T.rex.

Neighborhood Menagerie

Dinosaurs are now part of the neighborhood creature display!

[T Wilson, 09/22/2020]

Animal statues.

Animals Animals Animals

It's in a neighborhood -- over 80 statues painted lifelike in the yards and on the steps. Just everywhere.

[Debra Durham, 07/27/2020]

All of the statues are owned by Joyce Wriston, who distributes them to properties that she owns up and down her block. Visitors are welcome to mingle with the statues.


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