Kenly, North Carolina: Goon with a Top Hat (Gone)

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Directions:
I-95 exit 107, then 2.5 miles northeast on US 301. At the intersection of Hwy 581, north side, on the roof of Donnie's Corvette Specialists.
Hours:
2016: Reported missing.
Status:
Gone

Goon with a top hat.

Goon with a Top Hat
Small mutant statue, identified as a Tastee Freez elf, that ended up nude and on the roof of an auto repair shop. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Goon with a Top Hat

So the Goon is no longer with us....but there is a Mater replica now in place.

[Brad Tipton, 06/15/2016]

The Goon with a Top Hat is supposedly still being repaired. We're not giving up on him yet!

Goon With Top Hat

We drove down to see the Goon on Sunday and he wasn't there. We called on Monday and discovered that he is currently being restored. No timetable was given.

[Strange Carolinas, 03/07/2016]

Goon in a Top Hat - off limits.

Goon with a Top Hat

Found this little guy and almost missed him. So cute and am glad that my sister and I found him. He's right on top of the auto shop. The side of the shop that he is on is guarded by a fence and two chows, so I don't recommend going too close to it!

[MissChrys16, 04/09/2012]

That's a bit unwelcoming of the Goon....

Goon.

Goon with a Top Hat

The previous poster is correct in saying this "attraction" is in the middle of nowhere. Even our GPS had some trouble locating it until we looked at the Intersection screen.

Well worth skipping. Time and weather has taken its toll on this little guy -- he is small, faded and with peeling paint. The day after we left Kenly a tornado hit the town. Although I don't think this address was affected, the severe storm couldn't have done him any good.

[Diannne, 11/29/2008]

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