Monroe, Ohio: Touchdown Jesus (Gone)

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Directions:
I-75 exit 29. Hwy 63 east about a mile, then left on N. Union Rd. The Solid Rock Church is about a mile on the left. Jesus faces west toward the interstate.
Hours:
June 2010 - destroyed by lightning, fire.
Status:
Gone

Touchdown Jesus.

Touchdown Jesus

The Solid Rock Church's giant Jesus burst from the ground to perplex passers-by on I-75. At least, it did before it was struck by lightning and burst into flames.

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Terminator Jesus.

Heaven-bound: Giant Jesus Statue

Struck by lightning in June of 2010.

[Kane, 07/02/2010]

Temporarily referred to as "Terminator Jesus." The church plans to rebuild.

Art Car and Touchdown Jesus.

Touchdown Jesus

Touchdown Jesus was struck by lightning Monday, June 14, 2010 and engulfed in flames. It has been a total loss. Here's ThatCar (an art car) during my last visit.

[That Car, 06/15/2010]

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