Jolly Ridge
(Inspiration Point / Inspiration Hill)

artist: Paul J. Friedlein (1887 - 1984) NOTE: some sources give his birth year as 1888.
built: c. mid 1950s - 1970s
where: on private property, off US Highway 52, south of Guttenberg, Iowa
status: no scheduled tours

larger, higher resolution version of these photos on Flickr

Fall 2007 visit

family photo of Paul Friedlein

the Mississippi River from Inspiration Point

all photos copyright Lawrence Harris
(except for family photo of Paul Friedlein)

back to Selected Visionary Folk Art Environments in the U.S.

back to NarrowLarry home