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- Hortonville, Indiana - Big Hippo with Something to Say
Hippo has been sold and moved due to new highway interchange construction and death of owner.[Sauterphoto, 05/24/2013]
- On the south side of Hwy 38 about 150 or so yards west of US Hwy 31. Set back from the road in a field. Private property - visible from street.
- May 2013: Reported gone.
- Downers Grove, Illinois - Large Wooden Woman Pretty sure the Large Wooden Woman is no longer there. [E, 05/24/2013]
- Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL
- On the east side of Fairview Ave., two houses south of the corner of 56th St.
- May 2013: Reported gone. Private property.
- Quakertown, Pennsylvania - Giant Barbells - Missing
They are gone! They moved them three years ago.[R Davis, 05/24/2013]
- Take 309 South into Quakertown north of Park Avenue - on the west side, behind the Fitness Factory Outlet in the parking lot.
- May 2013: Reported gone since 2010.
Baltimore, Maryland - Specific Location Of Booth Family Plot
Specific location of Booth Family Plot: Once you enter the cemetery gate, turn right on Cemetery Ave. Dogwood section will be on your left at the bottom of a hill. Park by the Dogwood sign and walk to the right on the sidewalk. Will be about 200 ft. in on the right.[Kylie, 05/24/2013]
Green Mount Cemetery
- 1501 Greenmount Ave., Baltimore, MD
- In Green Mount Cemetery, whose entrance is through a one-lane archway at the corner of Greenmount Ave. and Oliver St.
- M-Sa 8 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify)
Sturgis, South Dakota - Muffler Man
There is a "biker" Muffler Man at the entrance of the Full Throttle Saloon just east of Sturgis, South Dakota.[SoCalGlide, 05/24/2013]
The beer-hoisting giant of Sturgis was so stunning that it inspired the creation of a second-generation saloon Muffler Man in Colorado Springs.