Fremont Troll Statue: Seattle, Washington
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The Fremont Troll Statue lurking under a bridge in Seattle, Washington, brings to mind many a fairy tale.

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Like a postmodern Brothers Grimm tale, a gigantic concrete troll lurks under the Aurora Avenue Bridge in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, mangling a Volkswagen Beetle in its massive meat hook.

That location had been increasingly littered with junk before the troll was built in 1990 and the Fremont Arts Council revitalized the area.

The legendary critter from Wyoming described on the next page gets a statue and an annual festival. Learn more.