At the only traffic light for miles at the cross roads of U.S. Highway 17 and State Road 40, is the small, rural area of Pierson, Florida. Across the lone train tack and nestled within swampy vegetation and wildlife is an unexpected business with an unusual assortment of items you just do not see everyday.
Amid scads of Mexican pottery and colorful ceramics of all sizes and shapes is Florida’s largest outdoor yard art emporium. Since 1990, thousands, upon thousands of unique items occupy two acres of land. Fountains, clocks, cast aluminum or wrought iron eclectia, statues, patio decor and furniture, lampposts, gazing balls, gazebos, teak woodwork, authentic Mexican Talavera pottery, terra cotta, light posts, and much more fill your view in all directions.
The enterprise opened as a fruit stand in 1975 and has grown to delight and amaze your senses and imagination. I promise you will see something you just have not even thought of previously! They also sell fruit and produce.
Barberville Roadside Yard Art Emporium
140 West State Road 40
Barberville, FL OPEN EVERYDAY FROM 9AM to 6PM PH: 386-749-3562
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Photos by Jerry Hood and Barbara Duffy