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A three foot tall garden gnome stands under the American flag in front of a small white house on Ardmore Avenue in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Several small gnomes and a birdbath that looks like a mushroom stand in the flowerbed next to the large gnome.


The Gnome House The Gnome House

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The Gnome House

The people who live here must love garden gnomes!

Small gnomes stand all around the front and sides of the house, and the bird bath looks like a huge mushroom. The giant gnome standing next to the front steps is identical to the one that I photographed in the pasta aisle at a nearby Walmart store a month earlier. At about three feet tall, they are the largest garden gnomes that I have ever seen.

This house is on Ardmore Avenue, south of Taylor Street, in the Country Club Gardens neighborhood on the west side of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

It had been raining hard all day, but it stopped around 6pm long enough for me to go out with my camera.


Update: This house was demolished in December, 2022.




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gnome-house-1-small-unframed 6x9 inch Unframed $200.00
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gnome-house-1-medium-unframed 10x15 inch Unframed $350.00
gnome-house-1-medium-framed 10x15 inch Framed $475.00
gnome-house-1-large-unframed 14x21 inch Unframed $500.00
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