Linwood, North Carolina: Daniel Boone - Pioneer Giant

A pioneer, a prospector, a Daniel Boone -- the labels given to this particular roadside statue vary.

Bill's Truck Stop Restaurant

Address:
1210 Snider Kines Rd, Linwood, NC
Directions:
Bill's Truck Stop Restaurant, southwest of Lexington, off I-85 at Belmont Rd Exit.
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Pioneer man. Daniel Boone Pioneer Giant

He's still at Wild Bill's, but he's no longer facing the highway and has been turned to face the parking lot.

[Shannon Ruff, 03/19/2014]
Pioneer guy. Bill's Pioneer Giant

This is just to let you know that the cowboy-[pioneer giant] is still there. In the 1960s he was used by the first drive-thru in Birmingham, Alabama, called Wagon Ho (It was a huge covered wagon with this guy driving it.. ahhh childhood.). Anyway, just letting you know he still stands. Even though he has to be one of the worst mascots for a truck stop ever... you only see him when you've passed the exit!

[Aaron Bruchis, 05/07/2007]
Daniel Boone - Pioneer Giant

There's one outside of Lexington, NC on I-85 business. It stands outside of Bill's truckstop and (reputedly) whorehouse.

[Tim Hall, 10/04/1997]

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