Fort Walton Beach, Florida: Maytag Repairman Statue - Gone

A statue of the ever-helpful (and frustrated) handyman stands atop an appliance store.
Directions:
Andrews Appliances. On the north side of Hwy 188/Racetrack Rd NE, only a couple of blocks west of Hwy 85/Eglin Parkway.
Hours:
October 2010 - Reported gone. (Call to verify)
Phone:
850-864-3536

Visitor Tips and News About Maytag Repairman Statue - Gone

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

Maytag Repairman Statue - Gone

So sad. They had a flat cutout signage of a photograph of some new repairman (or possible owner?) but no sign of the old repairman when we drove by.

[Bam-Bam, 10/13/2010]
Maytag Repairman. Maytag Repairman - Broken

The latest round of hurricanes have done in the Maytag Repairman. He has been removed from the roof and lays abandoned in back of the building. We were told that there are no plans to repair or replace him. Since there is a "new" Repairman on TV, too bad they can't find a replacement for the top of the building.

[Dan Ryan, 01/25/2009]

*Insert joke here about Maytag Repairman needing repair.*

Maytag Repairman statue. Maytag Repairman Statue

On Racetrack Road, there stands an approximately 13' tall statue of a Maytag Repairman. The store owners relayed to me that they had a previous one which was destroyed in Hurricane Opal in 1995. Not quite as spectacular as the Muffler Man, but a something worth seeing in this otherwise drab area of Florida.

[MCSmith4, 04/11/1999]

He looks like he's ready to jump of the roof.

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 24, 2014

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Florida Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

San Francisco Dungeon, San Francisco, California (Oct 20-26, 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.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now