OOS Sculpture

World's Largest Horseshoe Crab [Title Unknown]

2015 / Creator Unknown / Hillsboro

Horseshoe crab side.jpeg

This sculpture of a horseshoe crab, made from fiberglass and foam, measures 67 feet long (not including the tail). It had several previous locations before being installed roadside in Hillsboro in 2015. The body of the crab is hollow and currently contains a picnic table and lighting.

Location: front lawn of private residence/business, 7592 OH-124 | Previous Location: Freedom Worship Baptist Church (Blanchester, OH), Creation Museum (Hebron, KY), IMET at the Columbus Center (Baltimore, MD)

County

: Highland

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Citation

: “World's Largest Horseshoe Crab [Title Unknown],” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 4, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2028.

Title

World's Largest Horseshoe Crab [Title Unknown]

Description

This sculpture of a horseshoe crab, made from fiberglass and foam, measures 67 feet long (not including the tail). It had several previous locations before being installed roadside in Hillsboro in 2015. The body of the crab is hollow and currently contains a picnic table and lighting.

Date

2015

Subject

Source

Gilliland, J. (2015, September 17) "What is that thing? World's largest horseshoe crab in Hillsboro." The Times-Gazette. https://www.timesgazette.com/uncategorized/2614/what-is-that-thing-worlds-largest-horseshoe-crab-in-hillsboro"

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2028

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Freedom Worship Baptist Church (Blanchester, OH)
Creation Museum (Hebron, KY)
IMET at the Columbus Center (Baltimore, MD)

Location Street

7592 OH-124

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

12 feet

Media Sculpture Width

28 feet

Media Sculpture Depth

67 feet

Installation Date

2015

Creation Date

1997

Materials

Condition Notes

2021-07: Some fading/flaking of surface/paint