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Francisco del Rio Cuenca, Casa de las Conchas (“House of Shells”)

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
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
José Prades Ceuma

José Prades Ceuma (1938 - 2006)

Gandesa, Spain
Goldfield Bottle Tree

Goldfield, Nevada
George Daynor, Palace Depression

George Daynor (circa 1860-1964)

Vineland, New Jersey
Richard Richardson, Three Sisters Sanctuary

Richard Richardson (b. 1948)

Goshen, Massachusetts
Alexis le Breton, Seigneurie de la mare au poivre (Country manor of Pepper Pond)

Alexis le Breton (1929-2009)

Locqueltas, France
Jeff McKissack, Orange Show

Jeff McKissack (1902-1980)

Houston, Texas
Armand Schulthess, Der Garten des Wissens (The Garden of Knowledge)

Armand Schulthess (1901-1972)

Isorno, Switzerland
José Foncillas Ribera

José Foncillas Ribera (b. 1928)

Barbastro, Spain
Tressa ‘Grandma’ Prisbrey, Bottle Village

Tressa ‘Grandma’ Prisbrey (1896-1988)

Simi Valley, California
Prophet Isaiah Robertson

Prophet Isaiah Robertson (b. 1947)

Niagara Falls, New York
Michel Reverbel

Michel Reverbel (born Sept. 17, 1944)

Viols-le-Fort, France
Jacinto García, Castell (Castle)

Jacinto García (b. April 7, 1929)

Les Fonts, Spain
Clarence Schmidt, Journey's End and House of Mirrors

Clarence Schmidt (1897-1978)

Woodstock, New York
Antoni Macià Cassany, Zoo Empordà [Zoo of the Empordà region]

Antoni Macià Cassany (aka Casany) (1918 – 2007)

Girona, Spain
André Pailloux, Moulins a vents (Whirligigs)

André Pailloux (born 1943)

Brem-sur-Mer, France
Mathias Wernerus, Holy Ghost Park, popularly known as The Dickeyville Grotto

Mathias Wernerus (1873 – 1931)

Dickeyville, Wisconsin
Fred G. Zimmerman, Garage

Fred G. Zimmerman (Dates unknown, circa 1870 – 1940)

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Nek Chand, Children’s Museum

Nek Chand (d. 12 June 2015)

Washington, District of Columbia
Bronislaus Luszcz, Black Madonna Shrine

Bronislaus Luszcz (1893-1960)

Pacific, Missouri
Rasmus Petersen, Petersen Rock Gardens

Rasmus Petersen (1883-1952)

Redmond, Oregon
Elias F. Stenman, The Paper House

Elias F. Stenman (? – 1942)

Rockport, Massachusetts
Craig McGuire, Yard Show

Craig McGuire (b. 1946)

Depew, Oklahoma
Florence Deeble, Rock Garden

Florence Deeble (1900-1999)

Lucas, Kansas
Gail Cottman, The Garden of Oz

Gail Cottman

Los Angeles, California
Memorial Wall

Various authors

Aptos, California
Ed Galloway, Totem Pole Park

Ed Galloway (1880-1963)

Claremore, Oklahoma
Michael Kahn & Leda Livant-Kahn, Eliphante

Michael Kahn (March 30, 1936 – December 2007) and Leda Livant-Kahn (b. September 17, 1925)

Cornville, Arizona
Jack Ellsworth, Rock Gardens

Jack Ellsworth (1899 – 1974)

International Falls, Minnesota
Lucien Favreau, “La maison la bohème” (“The Bohemian house”)

Lucien Favreau (1912-1990)

Yviers, France
Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson (b. 1949)

Franklin, New York
Louis Foo Lee, Louis Lee's Rock Garden (Oriental Rock Garden).

Louis Foo Lee (1913-2006)

Phoenix, Arizona
Lonnie Holley, The Sandman

Lonnie Holley (The Sandman)

Birmingham, Alabama
Francisco González Gragera, Capricho de Cotrina (“Cotrina’s Whimsy”)

Francisco González Gragera (1935-2016)

Los Santos de Maimona, Spain
Jesse "Outlaw" Howard, Sorehead Hill

Jesse ‘Outlaw’ Howard (1885-1983)

West Fulton, Missouri
Jean-Michel Chesné, Garden and Grotto

Jean-Michel Chesné

Malakoff, France
Fiorenzo Pilia, Giardino Fantastico (Fantastic garden)

Fiorenzo Pilia (b. 1933)

San Sperate, Italy
Veijo Rönkkönen

Veijo Rönkkönen (1944-2010)

Parikkala, Finland
Samuel Mirelez, Little Masterpieces (Birdhouse yard show)

Samuel Mirelez (1928-2007)

San Antonio, Texas

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