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Jean-Michel Chesné, Garden and Grotto

Jean-Michel Chesné

Malakoff, France
Emeryville Mud Flats (AKA Driftwood sculptures - Tidal Flats)

Oakland, California
Mathias Wernerus, Holy Ghost Park, popularly known as The Dickeyville Grotto

Mathias Wernerus (1873 – 1931)

Dickeyville, Wisconsin
Duke Cahill, Yard art (statues and assemblage fence)

Duke Cahill (b. 1920)

Sacramento, California
Irene Gibson Hall, Garden

Irene Gibson Hall

Eufaula, Oklahoma
Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM), Pasaquan

Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM) (1908 - 1986)

Buena Vista, Georgia
Prum, Skinny Girl TV Repair, aka Prum’s TV Clinic

Prum (b. ca. 1950)

Tempe, Arizona
Boyce Luther Gulley, Mystery Castle

Boyce Luther Gulley (1883-1945)

Phoenix, Arizona
José de Val Río

José de Val Río (b. March 14, 1944)

Soria, Spain
Clement ‘Pop’ Shaffer, Shaffer Hotel and Rancho Bonito

Clement ‘Pop’ Shaffer (b. 1880)

Mountainair, New Mexico
Marcello Cammi, Sculpture Garden

Marcello Cammi (1912-1994)

Bordighera, Italy
Virgilio González Antón

Virgilio González Antón (1925-2016)

Cudillero, Spain
Henry Warren, Shangri-La (a.k.a White Rock Village)

Henry Warren (1883-1978)

Prospect Hill, North Carolina
Rasmus Petersen, Petersen Rock Gardens

Rasmus Petersen (1883-1952)

Redmond, Oregon
Herman A. Rusch, Prairie Moon Museum and Sculpture Garden

Herman A. Rusch (1885-1985)

Cochrane, Wisconsin
Filippo Bentivegna, Castello Incantado [Enchanted Castle]

Filippo Bentivegna (1888-1967)

Sciacca, Italy
Clyde Jones, Jungle Boy Zoo or Haw River Animal Crossing

Clyde Jones (b. 1938)

Pittsboro, North Carolina
Albert Glade, Enchanted Garden

Albert Glade

Oroville, California
Cesáreo Gimeno Martín, La Era del Tio Cesáreo (Uncle Cesáreo’s Garden)

Cesáreo Gimeno Martín (1910–2005)

Bueña, Spain
Giovanni Cammarata, La Casa del Cavaliere (The House of the Knight)

Giovanni Cammarata (1914-2002)

Messina, Italy
Peter Valentine, Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

Peter Valentine

Cambridge, Massachusetts
George Phar Legler, Valley of the Moon

George Phar Legler (1885-?)

Tucson, Arizona
James V. Lafferty, Jr., "Lucy" - Elephant Shaped Building

James V. Lafferty, Jr.

Margate City, New Jersey
Freida Warther, Button House

Freida Warther (1891-1988)

Dover, Ohio
Tyree Guyton, The Heidelberg Project

Tyree Guyton (b. 1955)

Detroit, Michigan
Roger Chomeaux (Chomo), Le village d’art préludien (The Village of Preludian art)

Roger Chomeaux (Chomo) (1907-1999)

Achères-la-Forêt, France
Manuel Fulleda Alcaraz, La Casa de las Conchas (The Shell House)

Manuel Fulleda Alcaraz (b. 1933)

Rojales, Spain
Ger Leegwater, Nederlands Kremlin (Kremlin of the Netherlands)

Ger Leegwater (b. 1945)

Winkel, The Netherlands
Buddy Rogers, Hollywood

Buddy Rogers

Highlands, New Jersey
Arctic Brotherhood Hall

Order of Arctic Brotherhood

Skagway, Alaska
Howard Finster, Paradise Garden

Howard Finster (1916–2001)

Summerville, Georgia
Paul Hefit, Yard Show

Paul J. Hefti (1912-2013)

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Peter Buch, El jardí de Peter

Peter Buch (b. 1938)

Spain
Florence Deeble, Rock Garden

Florence Deeble (1900-1999)

Lucas, Kansas
Cleveland Turner, The Flowerman

Cleveland Turner (1935-2013)

Houston, Texas
Alpo Koivumäki, Alpo's Savannah

Alpo Koivumäki (born 1939)

Kauhajoki, Finland
Dianne & Lew Harris, Tenth Wonder of the World

Dianne Harris (b. 1951) and Lew Harris (b. 1939)

Los Angeles, California
Serafín Villarán, with Luis Miguel Fernández & Yolanda Villarán López, El Castillo de las Cuevas (The Castle of the Caves)

Serafín Villarán (March 14, 1935–December 21, 1998) with Luis Miguel Fernández and Yolanda Villarán López

Cebolleros, Spain
Lucien Favreau, “La maison la bohème” (“The Bohemian house”)

Lucien Favreau (1912-1990)

Yviers, France
Marcel Dhièvre, Au Petit Paris (Little Paris)

Marcel Dhièvre (1898-1977)

Saint-Dizier, France

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