Holland, Michigan: Wonderful World of Oz Statues

Bronze, non-movie versions of the Wizard of Oz characters along a Yellow Brick Road. L. Frank Baum was supposedly inspired to write the book while vacationing in town.

Address:
300 S. River Ave., Holland, MI
Directions:
Outside the Herrick District Main Library. On the southwest corner of W. 12th St. and US BUS 31/S. River Ave.
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Wonderful World of Oz Statues

Apparently, Frank L. Baum had vacationed in Holland, and while in Holland, was inspired about some of the elements he used in his book "Wizard of Oz." In any case, the statues are beautiful, new in 2019. From the statues, you follow a real yellow brick road across the street to a beautiful park to see a 10 ft. living floral/plant representation of the book Wizard of Oz." It really is quite unique!

[Russell Gallas, 02/03/2021]

Wizard of Oz sculptures and Yellow Brick Road.

Wizard of Oz Statues

Author L. Frank Baum was inspired to write the classic story The Wizard of Oz while vacationing in this town. The Herrick District Library honors him with bronze sculptures of his characters on a yellow brick road that leads to a living floral mosaic in Centennial Park.

[jtsortofbored, 08/02/2020]

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