Fortville, Indiana: Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

A statue, not a real elephant. Also wears eyeglasses.

Elite Beverages

308 W. Broadway St., Fortville, IN
Elite Beverages. South side of town, on the south side of Broadway St. (Hwy 67 or US Hwy 36) in downtown.
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Elephant with martini glass. Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

Martini-Drinking Elephant: Big, Pink, Awesome! [Aaron, 06/27/2014]
Pink Elephant with Martini Glass. Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

The big pink elephant was still alive and well and drinking heavily on 7/29/2012. In the parking lot of Elite Beverages on Broadway/US 36.

[Lisa Warner, 07/29/2012]
Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

I stopped by on 7/22/12 on a trip from Fort Wayne to Carmel, and the elephant was nowhere to be found! I was definitely at the right spot. Liquor store on Broadway next to the Dairy Queen.

[Amy, 07/25/2012]

If anyone can confirm the whereabouts of this tipsy landmark, let us know!

Pink elephant with martini. Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

The pink elephant is still in good shape. The liquor store is now called "Elite Beverages." Parking in the Dairy Queen lot made us feel a little less sketchy!

[Kait, 06/12/2012]
Pink elephant with martini glass. Traveling Pachyderm or One Of A Herd?

I posted a picture of the elephant on Facebook after seeing it listed in the Roadside America app. My coworker then sent a photo from the '80s that she thinks they saw in Tennessee. Could there be more than one of these treasures??

[Kylie, 02/26/2012]

Yes! The pink elephant with eyeglasses and a martini was a popular roadside statue. Many of them survive, though most lose their accessories.

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