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Floating Granite Ball

Santa Barbara Street, Railroad Community Park, Santa Paula, CA 93060
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A good place for a pit stop while traveling

This neat little piece of art is located in a tiny little park near the historic area of downtown... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Joe G
,
Santa Paula, California
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Across from the depot on Tenth, freeway close, is the art playboy we call Floating Granite. No... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
bugnurse56
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Santa Paula, CA
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Santa Barbara Street, Railroad Community Park, Santa Paula, CA 93060

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This neat little piece of art is located in a tiny little park near the historic area of downtown, directly across from The Mill. Also in the little park is the monument to the motorcycle riders who saved hundreds of people during the Saint Francis...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Across from the depot on Tenth, freeway close, is the art playboy we call Floating Granite. No mater what you do to spin it, it'll go back the way it spins. Some type of earthly rotation...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

children love the ball, making the ball it spin in different directions, its located across the street of one of the finish fig tree in the county

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Small but quaint. Several motorcyclist stopped for pictures before heading to church for renewing wedding vows. Little park is clean and close within walking distance to other historic buildings to visit.

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Whenever I'm called upon to provide a tour of Santa Paula and environs, I always make a stop at this little park across the road from the railway station. The principal features of the park are the statue of the two motorcycle cops that alerted...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This exhibit is almost right across and just catty-cornered to the famous haunted Glen Tavern Inn. Jan didn't believe that this polished granite ball, which weighs a couple of tons, could be floating on that miniature gusher of water or that she could make it...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Floating Granite Ball was a gift to the City of Santa Paula from Roy Wilson with help from the City and the Rotary Club of Santa Paula. I believe the granite ball is dedicate in September 2006. The park where the ball is located...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We spent a few minutes playing with the ball as part of a stroll around the Santa Paula train station area. The kids enjoyed the grassy play area and the shade on a warm day. They found the huge floating Boulder to be magical, and...More

Thank Lynda H
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

A family here in Santa Paula donated this art piece to Santa Paula for everyone to enjoy! Take a minute to check out this art and the take a few pics of the statutes of the 2 officers on motorcycles who were heroes during the...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Civic leaders recently took time to weed, groom and redo landscaping in this little park leading to the police tribute statue on 10th street. Meanwhile back at the bench and ball, you may enjoy meditation with the floating ball in water, a gravitational wonder. Watch...More

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