Freeport, Maine: The Big F Indian

About 25 feet tall, with a big feathered headdress and scary ritual facial scars. Known locally as "The Big F Indian," where the F could stand for Freeport or other F words.

Winter People Image Marketing

Address:
117 US Hwy 1, Freeport, ME
Directions:
I-295 exit 17, then a mile north on US Hwy 1. On the right..
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Big F Indian. Big Freeport Indian Statue

Freeport's big Indian is still looking good along Route 1. The establishment he stands in front of is the Conundrum Wine Bistro. A conundrum, indeed.

[Gunnar Johnson, 10/20/2011]
The BFI - Indian Statue

In local parlance the Indian is known as the "BFI." Big (cough) Freeport Indian is one explanation of the initials, but there are two others that range from PG13 to R rated.

[Robin D., 12/13/2008]
The Big Indian

We are the new owners of the Big Freeport Indian. Our company is called Winter People Image Marketing and we specialize in corporate and retail clothing that coincides with the "Maine way of life."

[Clay Bouton, 05/20/2006]
Big Indian. Big Freeport Indian

The Big Freeport Indian is about 25-ft. tall.

[Ken Balcom, 08/08/2003]

An earlier chronicle of the Big Indian's owners provided by Chris Madsen: "The F-ing Big Indian. The family version is Freeport Big Indian. Levinsky's, alas, is gone, replaced by a boring ski shop. Before Levinsky's the store was the Casco Bay Trading Company, selling cheap Native American trinkets made in Japan and anything you can name made out of polished cedar. When they moved the Big Indian from its manufacturer to Maine in the '60s, it caused such a sensation on the NJ Turnpike that the state demanded the driver only drive at night."

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