Effie, Minnesota: Homemade Mosquito Statue

Six feet long, which is only slightly larger than a typical Minnesota mosquito, and stuck on a pole.
Address:
Hwy 38, Effie, MN
Directions:
On the southwest corner of the intersection of Hwy 38 and Hwy 1. Look close or you may miss it.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Homemade Mosquito Statue

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Giant mosquito. Mosquito Statue

The homemade mosquito statue in Effie has been fixed up and placed high in the air on a pedestal, near the bucking bronco statue.

[Highway Highlights, 08/13/2014]
Mosquito. Mosquito Statue

This is a very small town in northern MN, about an hour north of Grand Rapids. The 6-foot-long metal statue is located at the "major" intersection of town, next to the "Welcome to Effie" sign. I saw it 3 years ago while I was on a family road trip to see the Northstar Stampede Rodeo, which is run by a distant relative of ours. I don't know the story behind the statue, but I thought it was a funny photo op.

[Sarah Szymanski, 09/02/2005]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

October 2, 2014

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Minnesota Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum, Angola, Louisiana (Sep 29-Oct 5, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now