American Kitsch

American Kitsch

Here in Springfield, Ohio, we have a little piece of crazy American oddness called the Hartman Rock Garden. I can’t explain it, except to say that decades ago, one man decided to teach his grandchildren about american history through concrete and stones. Throw in a little bit of glass and some ceramic figures and you have it. You can learn about the rock garden here:

Is kitsch like this only an American phenomena, or can it be found world wide? If you a have some fascinating kitsch in your back yard, tell us about it in the comments.

Have a great day folks.

5 thoughts on “American Kitsch

  1. I have a little “foo dog” that was given to me by a friend of mine. It is weather beaten and old, but I love it because it is unique and gives me memories of a wonderful person.


    1. The model Tudor Village in that link also fits in nicely with the theme. (If you click on the images, they open to a better scale.)


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