Boise City, Oklahoma: Tin WoodsmanJohn D. "Pete" Morris made his own 13-ft. tall version of the Wizard of Oz character to promote his cafe. The Tin Man is now an exhibit at the Cimarron Heritage Center.
Cimarron Heritage Center Museum
- 1300 N Cimarron St, Boise City, OK
- North of town, west side of US Hwy 385. Look for the metal dinosaur.
Visitor Tips and News About Tin Woodsman
If you find the dinosaur, you will find the tin man. Just across the parking lot from each other.[Crystal Just, 03/22/2016]
The late John D. "Pete" Morris built a 13 ft. tall, 750 pound replica of the well-known character from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in August, 1989 in order to attract visitors to his Log Cabin Corner cafe south of Laverne, Oklahoma. The Woodman moved to Colorado in 2006. In 2011, the Woodman returned to Oklahoma and is now located at the Cimarron Heritage Center Museum in Boise City, Oklahoma.[Janie, 05/18/2012]