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Sculptures This field is filled with heads of American presidents

A strange field in a rural part of America is filled with huge 'heads of state'- literally.

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American Presidents play

Ronald Reagan, Woodrow Wilson, Richard M. Nixon, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson , Theodore Roosevelt, George W. Bush, Grover Cleveland, James A. Garfield, FDR , Chester A. Arthur, Ulysses S. Grant, James A. Garfield, Franklin Pierce, Gerald R. Ford, Andrew Johnson, John Quincy Adams, James Madison, James Buchanan, Millard Fillmore, James Monroe


The strange field is littered with 43 giant busts of US presidents, ranging from Abraham Lincoln to JFK and many more. 

Some of these giant busts are as tall as 20 feet and they weigh as much as between 11,000 and 20,000lbs. Some of them have cracks and seem to be crumbling, and this only adds to the mystery and eerieness.

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They are housed on a private property that is not available to the public, the farm of Howard Hankins, located in Croaker, Virginia, USA.

American Presidents play

American Presidents



The sculptures came into Howard's possession back in 2012, when the Presidents Park, a location that allowed the public to visit and walk between the busts, closed in 2012. 

Huge heads of state play

Huge heads of state



Hankins was asked if he would destroy the busts, but he decided to bring them to his farm, a 400 acre spread. Some of the dents and cracks in the sculptures were sustained when they were being moved.

Abraham Lincoln play

Abraham Lincoln



For example, Abraham Lincoln’s head has a big hole in the back. Ronald Reagan has a crack on his face while some other leaders of the free world do not have some parts of their noses anymore.

Hankins hopes that the bust will be used to educate people once more. He has been working with local government authorities to find a new location for the busts.

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