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Jolly Green Giant Statue: Blue Earth, Minnesota
The Jolly Green Statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota, has stood tall at the Green Giant headquarters since 1979.
The Jolly Green Statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota, has stood tall at the Green Giant headquarters since 1979.
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Ho, ho, ho -- Green Giant! We­aring a size 78 shoe, this 55-foot-tall likeness pays homage to the third-most recognizable advertising icon of the 20th century.

The statue's geographical significance: The Green Giant company began in the fertile farmland that surrounds Blue Earth, Minnesota.

To learn about another "giant," check out the next page for interesting facts on Paul Bunyan statues.


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