Seminary, Mississippi: Big Watermelon

A large watermelon statue advertised the now closed Watermelon Patch, but now has the tougher task of relating to a shoe store.
Address:
248 US HWY 49, Seminary, MS
Directions:
US Hwy 49 and Walter Loft Rd.
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Big watermelon.

Big Watermelon

The giant watermelon is in excellent shape! There are a few good scuff marks, probably from all the adventurous Roadside America fans rubbing up against it to capture their version of the delightful photo!

[Christina Lockamy, 03/05/2017]

The peeling appears to have been repaired; ready for another season!

Watermelon.

Big Watermelon

The store is now called "Sole Sisters," and they sell shoes. The big watermelon is still there, though!

[Dennis Cooley, 09/06/2016]

Watermelon.

Giant Watermelon

Former fruit stand was converted to a gift shop and ice cream shop. On Highway 49 on the northbound side.

[Tom Barbernitz, 06/21/2015]

Watermelon.

Big Watermelon

There's a giant roadside watermelon at the Watermelon Patch, HWY 49 Seminary, Mississippi.

[Courtney Taylor, 09/30/2014]

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