Dillsburg, Pennsylvania: Pickle Man Statue

An old tree stump has been carved into a Dillsburg welcome mascot -- a humanoid larger-than-life pickle with top hat, on top of a barrel. It's true - Dillsburg drops a giant pickle every New Year's Eve.
Address:
5 Harrisburg Pike, Dillsburg, PA
Directions:
SR 4026/Harrisburg St. and Harrisburg Pike.
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The Pickle Man of Dillsburg. Pickle Man Statue

Pickle Man is an old peanut painted green, in the home of the original dill pickle!

[Anthony B, 04/09/2012]

He does resemble a rogue Mr. Peanut a bit. While any connection to Dillsburg or its founder, Matthew Dill, to the invention of the dill pickle is coincidental, the town does drop a festive giant pickle each New's Years Eve.

Pickle Ambassador of Dillsburg. Pickle Man Statue

Sweet or dill?

[Sarah & Tom, 01/04/2012]

The ambassador of Dillsburg friendship.

Pickle Man. Pickle Man Statue

Hey, a big wooden pickle man. He's standing outside, along the street.

[Steve, 02/06/2011]

Pickle Man, apparently carved in place from an old tree stump, is wacky, yet courtly enough to tip his top hat to newcomers. He also grasps a walking stick, as if just returned from the Pennsylvania wilderness to his homey Dillsburg barrel.

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