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Hopkinsville, Kentucky: Big Wheat Shock

Hopkinsville wanted to be known as the "Batter Capital of the World." A big blob biscuit or pancake mix blob didn't seem dignified, so instead the town erected a noble fiberglass shock of wheat.

Address:
851 S. Main St., Hopkinsville, KY
Directions:
Downtown, on the northwest corner of US-41/S. Main St. and W. 9th St.
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Shock of wheat.

Big Wheat Shock

The shock of wheat is on a very busy intersection in downtown. Relatively small but cute. Was able to get an obstructed view from the side and a complete back view.

[Christy, 05/19/2023]

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King Arthur's Round Table - Literary ParkKing Arthur's Round Table - Literary Park, Hopkinsville, KY - 1 mi.
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Big Catfish, Burns, TN - 54 mi.

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