A 56 Ft Tall Chicken?
is the County seat for Cobb County. It is an area rich in civil war
history, there are many museums, theaters, and ante bellum homes.
Marietta is home to an Air Reserve Base and many businesses.
However, without a doubt our most famous landmark is a 56 ft tall
chicken with a moving beak and rolling eyes!
Located at a major intersection in Marietta, the locals would be lost
without the Big Chicken. Directions to or from anywhere
almost always include ... Go to the Big Chicken and turn... or,
Starting at The Big Chicken head down Roswell Street toward Marietta
You get the idea.
Several years ago the owners were going to dismantle it.
Maybe it was a publicity stunt, I don't know. The
public outcry was unbelievable and the Big Chicken was saved for future