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Strasburg, Pennsylvania: Big Amos, Barefoot Amish Giant

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Hershey Farm Restaurant And Inn

Address:
240 Hartman Bridge Rd/Hwy 896, Strasburg, PA
Directions:
1.5 miles south of U.S. 30 on Hwy 896. At the Hershey Farm Restaurant And Inn.
Phone:
717-687-8635
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Big Amos, Barefoot Amish Giant

Giant fiberglass Amish Man, formerly outside a diner, now outside a restaurant. The restaurant burned in January 2023, but Big Amos escaped unharmed.

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Feet and plaque.

Big Amos, Barefoot Amish Giant

We have been by here many times and eaten at Hershey Farms. Amos is very popular with all the people visiting the Sight and Sound Theatre next door. He is easy to access from the parking lot.

[EC, 10/07/2022]

1970s slide of Amos at Zinn's.

Big Amos

At an estate sale I found a color slide of barefoot Big Amos as he looked at Zinn's Diner in the mid-1970s.

[Ray Luce, 02/02/2019]

The Amish giant first appeared outside Zinn's in 1969. He's remained remarkably consistent over the years, just like flesh-and-blood Amish.

Amos the Amish Man.

Big Amos, Barefoot Amish Giant

Amos is standing tall in front of the Hershey Inn and Restaurant. He looks like he is very happy there and his toenails are painted white. The restaurant has a Grand Smorgasbord, aka buffet. Food is good, could be hotter.

They have a very nice trail walk that was lined in fall mums. They were selling huge pumpkins and flowers.

[Bette Dillon, 10/02/2014]

Amos the Amish Giant.

Big Amos, Barefoot Amish Giant

Cool area, awesome statue -- if you're into this kind of stuff absolutely stop here. It's in the Hershey's center there, and it even has a restaurant.

[Anthony B, 01/02/2014]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Barefoot Boy Eats with PigsBarefoot Boy Eats with Pigs, Strasburg, PA - < 1 mi.
Fulton Steamboat InnFulton Steamboat Inn, Strasburg, PA - 2 mi.
Choo Choo BarnChoo Choo Barn, Strasburg, PA - 2 mi.
In the region:
National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA - 40 mi.

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