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Hillsborough, North Carolina: Half-Buried Troll

The head, hand, leg, and foot of a giant troll, half-buried in the ground. Visitors can climb up the leg and into the head.

Eno River Farm

Address:
2127 St. Marys Rd, Hillsborough, NC
Directions:
Eno River Farm, on the southeast corner of NC-1002/St. Marys Rd and NC-1561/Lawrence Rd. The troll is to the right of the blue-roofed main building.
Hours:
M-T 12-7, W-F 8-7, Sa 9-7, Su 10-7 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Buried Troll

Located at Eno River Farm, the sculpture is of a large troll head, hand, leg, and foot. Visitors can climb up the leg and into the head.

[Martha Burnett, 04/15/2024]

This is a tribute to two other attractions: the current-seemingly-everywhere Thomas Dambo giant wooden trolls, and an earlier sculpture of a half-buried-in-the-ground giant titled "The Awakening."


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