House Shaped Like Elephant (Jan, 1937)

House Shaped Like Elephant
A HOUSE built in the shape of an elephant is located at Margate City, N. J. Erected in 1882 by James V. Lafferty, the novel home is said to be the only one of its kind. The body is 38 feet long, the circumference, 80 feet. The head is 26 feet long and 48 feet around. Legs are 22 feet long with a diameter of 10 feet. Glass eyes have an 18-inch diameter.

5 comments
  1. Firebrand38 says: June 23, 20092:33 pm

    And still around too http://www.lucytheeleph…

  2. Repack Rider says: June 24, 200912:02 am

    What happens when you flush the toilet?

  3. Firebrand38 says: June 24, 200912:26 am

    As profiled on the Weird USA show a while back http://www.youtube.com/…

    And the original patent for Lucy http://upload.wikimedia…

  4. Steve says: June 24, 20098:23 pm

    I’m so happy its still there. Its a NJ landmark. :)

  5. Julia says: August 20, 20094:41 pm

    Lucy is the best!

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