Giant Acorn Statue

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The Giant Acorn Statue is a notable landmark located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. As its name suggests, it's a large-scale sculpture of an acorn, which has become a symbol of the city and a beloved icon for both residents and visitors alike. The statue stands at approximately 10 feet tall and is made of copper and bronze. It was created by artist David Benson and was unveiled in 1992 as part of the city's revitalization efforts. The acorn itself is a representation of Raleigh's nickname, the "City of Oaks," which reflects the abundance of oak trees in the area.

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