Funny (in both senses) how these things work. (And that earlier stature really was monstrous.) The most remarkable such monument we ever chanced upon came during a honeymoon trip back from Banff National Park when we stopped for a break in the very small burg called Cardston. Turns out to be the home town of Fay Wray (you know, King Kong’s original girlfriend) and right there was the Fay Wray Fountain:
Certainly seemed on a different planet than Skull Island.