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Broceda Sculptures in Desert. Borrego Springs, CA

More Desert Sculptures

(Borrego Springs CA) My second day of seeking more sculptures in the desert took me to see some fantastic creatures. A different group of big metal constructions by artist Ricardo Broceda were found along the roadway, with some walking to get closer to them. These animal sculptures included horses, saber tooth cats, a mammoth, prehistoric […]

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Desert Sculptures

(Borrego Springs CA) In the desert, north and south of town, can be found large metal sculptures by artist Ricardo Broceda. Creatures from prehistoric to present appear as though they belong out there. They were commissioned by Dennis Avery (the label maker) in order to attract visitors to the area. Critters like African elephants, camels, […]

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Homeplace 1850-LBL

Homeplace 1850s

(Grand Rivers KY to Dover TN) Another attraction at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area was a recreated homestead they called The Homeplace. Period buildings were moved from around the area to form a typical subsistence farm from the 1850s period. Volunteers, dressed for the times, demonstrate throughout the year with chores typical for […]

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