Montpelier, Indiana: Ice Cream Giant: Parks & Recreation

A rare model of fiberglass man, containing a bit of Uncle Sam statue DNA, holds a very tiny ice cream cone. Seen in the opening credits of "Parks & Recreation."

The Point

7126 N. State Rd 3, Montpelier, IN
The Point. At the intersection of Hwys 3 and 18, five miles west of Montpelier. Outside of a restaurant.
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Ice Cream Giant.

Ice Cream Giant: Parks & Recreation

Please note that while the giant is still there, the restaurant has been shut down and the ice cream man is in very bad shape. The ice cream is gone, the paint is coming off, the parking lot is blocked off and weeds have taken over around base. Not sure I would recommend a drive by on this one even though we still got a picture.

[Rita, 02/21/2017]
Ice Cream Giant

The Point restaurant Ice Cream Giant now has a huge lawn chair next to him.

[Kevin, 06/01/2015]

Ice Cream Man.

Ice Cream Man

Ice Cream Man is at the intersection of state road 3 and State Road 18, 5 miles west of Montpelier and 7 miles north of Hartford City.

[Renda Heyerly, 04/14/2009]
Tin Lizzy Ice Cream Giant

At the Tin Lizzy Ice Cream and Covered Bridge Gallery of fine gifts, there is a large man holding an ice cream.

[Aloma Smith, 05/10/2007]

Ice Cream Man.

Giant Man With Tiny Ice Cream Cone

This is not a muffler man, as seen by the photo. It seems to be another one of the Uncle Sam hybrids, although this form may be the original as it resembles the one in New Castle, IN. Still a cool statue though.

[anthony annoyance, 07/30/2005]

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