Here’s The Story Behind The Massive Sandhill Crane Statue In North Dakota
If you’ve ever found yourself cruising along I-94 and passing Exit 200, you might have noticed something a little odd on the not-so-distant horizon. It’s an enormous statue of a sandhill crane and, upon first glance, one doesn’t usually get the whole picture of just how large it is. Upon coming closer, however, the full scale of the monument becomes clear; standing at an impressive 40 feet high, this particular sandhill crane’s name is, appropriately, Sandy, and she’s the town of Steele’s way of honoring her fascinating and resilient species. This sandhill crane statue in North Dakota has a truly interesting reason for being, and her construction was one heck of a labor of love.
Have you ever wondered about this sandhill crane statue in North Dakota? Have you ever seen it? Tell us your thoughts in the comments. Need some more offbeat things to do in North Dakota? Check out this road trip that takes you to some of the best weird hidden gems in our little state!
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Tori Jane is a storm chaser, writer, photographer, and the village idiot - in that order. When she's not out and about dancing with the meanest storms on planet Earth for funsies she can be found wandering, shooting landscapes, writing, editing photos, and otherwise up to no good. Legend has it that she can also be occasionally spotted typing up short bios in the third person, but those rumors are unsubstantiated.