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Woodstock, New York: The Drip Mountain

A towering, multicolor blob of candle wax that's been slowly drip-forming indoors since 1969. Hippie art to blow your mind.


16 Mill Hill Rd, Woodstock, NY
Candlestock. Downtown, on the south side of NY-212/Mill Hill Rd, just east of its intersection with Rock City Rd.
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Wax Drip of the Ages.

50+ Year Old Drip Candle

This seven-foot-tall wax drip was started from one candle in 1969.

[Catherine Stroud, 10/15/2022]

The towering, multicolor blob is named "The Drip Mountain." Somewhere in the heart of it is an empty bottle of hippie wine -- probably strawberry-flavor -- that served as the holder for the first candle. It's stood in the same candle shop since the Age of Aquarius.

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