Sandusky, Ohio: Boy and the Boot Statue

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Address:
W. Washington St., Sandusky, OH
Directions:
On the south side of US Hwy 6/W. Washington St. midway between Jackson St. and Columbus Ave.
Hours:
Mid-April to mid-Oct.; stored indoors off-season.
Admission:
Free
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Boy and the Boot Statue
4-ft. tall hollow metal sculpting of a young boy standing, holding aloft a leaky boot that dribbles continuous streams of water. The boy in Sandusky has been leaking since 1874. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Boy with the Leaking Boot. Boy and the Boot Statue

Boy and Boot Statue is located in Sandusky Park, right by the Merry-Go-Round Museum. The whole area is so beautiful, peaceful, and historical.

[Mari, 05/12/2011]
Boy with the Boot

This statue, which I have never understood the significance of despite working in Sandusky for 10 years, is actually the "Boy with the Boot". The Boy in the park is a fake, the original boy is now kept behind glass in the city hall after his head was cut off twice a couple of summers ago by local delinquents! He must be kept safe! You can also buy souvenir Boy statues at most of the local gift shops, if you have any cash left over after a day at Cedar Point.

[folgerjo, 12/07/1997]

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