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This is all that's left of the Pink Elephant restaurant. It now sits outside a casino riverboat in Marquette on the corner of Hwy 76 and Anti Monopoly street. This is a full size pink elephant in a top hat. When I was going to school across the river in Prairie Du Chien, WI, this was the best place to go for steaks when the folks came up to visit. Sadly my old high school is now a prison complete with double 15 ft. high fences topped with razor wire.
This elephant watered skiied across the mighty Mississippi to meet Jimmy Carter when came to visit Prairie.[Phrank Phester, 10/08/2011]
Pink Elephant is in a top hat in front of the Lady Luck Casino.[Richard Stockman, 03/31/2011]
This past October we were traveling along the Mississippi River. The notorious pink elephant has received a new outlook and has gone spotted. He looks like one of the 101 dalmations. They have a gambling establishment/hotel instead of the little pink motel.[Jackie Miller, 01/10/1998]
A dense and varied variety of crazy metal creatures and characters created by a junk art sculptor, exhibited on his lawn. Artist Jack Barker passed away on May 16, 2012. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
- Jack died, sculptures dispersed, auctioned.
Everything still there, plus a giant tricycle has been added. The large beach man now has an ice cream cone in his hand.[Chelsea, 07/03/2013]
He stands close to a soft serve sugar cone-shaped building, so his vice is understandable.
Pink Elephant Antique Mall
- 908 Veterans Memorial Dr., Livingston, IL
- Pink Elephant Antique Mall. I-55 exit 37. Turn west onto New Douglas Rd, then take the first left onto Henry St. Follow this south along the freeway, then make the eighth right onto Livingston Ave.
- Daily 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. Twistee open F-Su to 10pm, M-Th to 9 pm. (Call to verify)
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour