Whispering Giants Motorcycle Grand Tour: Northeastern Round-up, So Far

While I was wandering through Pennsylvania in July, I was able to stop and visit some Whispering Giants for the Grand Tour. Though bummed to find the Giant in Williamsport, Pa. had been removed I did strike gold in Akron, Oh., Dunkirk, Ny., and Sharon, Pa.

Sharon, Pa.:

whispering giant - sharon, pa

Unfortunately, the Sharon giant has a significant amount of rot. There has already been extensive repair work to keep him standing.

whispering giant - sharon pa

The whole underside of his nostrils is rotted out and you can see a gap in the tooth area as well. Hang in there, buddy. 🙁

Dunkirk, Ny:

whispering giant - dunkirk, ny

Rotaynah – Akron, Oh:

whispering giant - Rotaynah - Akron, Ohio

Of this Giants that I’ve seen so far, Rotaynah has made the biggest impression on me. He’s been my favorite.

whispering giant rotaynah akron ohio

He’s huge and has a very striking appearance. There has been some repair work on him, so I hope that helps his longevity.

Wouldn’t you know it? Hammy’s Titan Quest Rally in August used Whispering Giants as bonus locations. During the rally I visited 3 more Giants: Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.

Chief Little Owl – Bethany Beach, De:

whispering giant - chief little owl - bethany beach, md

Nanticoke – Ocean City, Md:

Whispering Giant - Nanticoke - Ocean City, Maryland

Virginia Beach, Va:

whispering giant - virginia beach va

Some of the Giants that I’ve previously posted about:

Enisketomp in Plymouth, Ma:

This was by far the tallest of the Giants that I’ve visited. I loved his long braids. Read more about my Enisketomp visit.

whispering giant plymouth ma

Enishkeetompauog in Narragansett, Rhode Island:

whispering giant ENISHKEETOMPAUOG Narragansett rhode island

Omiskanoagwiak – Springfield, Ma:

My very first stop on the Grand Tour.

whispering giant - Omiskanoagwiak - Springfield, Massachusetts

This brings up my total Whispering Giants visited for the Grand Tour to 9. That’s already better than I thought I would do. I’ve got 2 more that I would like to see (Vermont and New Hampshire) before the Grand Tour ends. I hope I can make it!

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13 Responses

  1. paper says:

    Excellent!! I rode down to Ottawa, IL to get the one there that I couldn’t get earlier due to the park being flooded. I’m currently at 135 points (12 Giants and 3 Reservation signs) and might take a quick day ride over to Iowa Falls, IA this weekend to get the one there.. The Giant in Paducah is calling me (as well as a couple friends with some moonshine to sample) but I hate the thought of trudging through IL corn and soybeans for 14 hours for a photo.. 🙂

    When I got the one in Akron, someone had ridden their motorcycle that day or the day before, through the lawn and parked in front of the carving.. Not good.. I parked in the little lot behind it and got my bike in the photos with ease… Riding through lawns isn’t a good showing for the motorcycle community, in my eyes..

    • Fuzzygalore says:

      The Paducah Giant looks amazing! His headdress is so cool. I’d love to see that one too. I’m afraid he’ll be a “one day” not during the Grand Tour though.

      You’re kicking butt! Do you have a favorite so far?

      I parked at the school too. It was disappointing to see all the no parking signs around Rotaynah. While I am not an angel, I try to behave – I agree that riding across an area they clearly don’t even want you parking near is bad form

  2. Carrie says:

    Oh wow…the one in Akron is so close to me. I should go check it out! Thanks for sharing, Fuzzy.

  3. paper says:

    Oops.. Here’s the one of the carving, bike, boat, and barge.. 🙂

  4. Dave says:

    Nice. I don’t have the one in MA.

  5. Marg says:

    Wonderful post. I tried to reblog it thought (and of course give you full credit) but it won’t let me. 🙁

  6. Tracy Farr says:

    Great post and photos! I’d never heard of The Whispering Giants before, and now I’m anxious to go find a few. There used to be one in Texarkana, Texas, but somebody lost it. Typical.

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