Pyro the Dragon.

Statue of Pyro the Dragon

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Paris, Texas

Just around the corner from the Eiffel Tower replica in Paris, Texas is this wide-eyed cartoon dragon. "Pyro" is the mascot of the Dragons at Paris Junior College. The Pyro statue was created by Daon Wall, a PJC alum and president of the college's Board of Regents before he passed away in 2001.

Wall contributed another important landmark to the town -- he created the red cowboy hat on top of the Eiffel Tower.

Statue of Pyro the Dragon

Paris Junior College

2400 Clarksville St., Paris, TX
Southeast side of town. On the south side of US 271, on the campus of Paris Junior College.
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