East Peoria, Illinois: Rooster in a Top Hat

Ten-foot-tall statue. Its formal attire looks like a homemade addition, and is unexplained.

Carl's Bakery

815 E. Camp St., East Peoria, IL
Carl's Bakery. I-74 exit 96, then drive east. On the north side E. Camp St. just west of E. Washington St.
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Rooster in a Top Hat

Rooster is very nice. Carl's Bakery is only open till 1:30 pm. We arrived at 12:45 and they had four donuts left! They were very tasty. Come in the AM for better selection.

[Derek, 06/09/2017]


Rooster in a Top Hat

The Rooster in a Top Hat is taken care of very well. The Christmas lights had been removed when we stopped in March 2017.

[Penny, 04/04/2017]
Rooster in a Top Hat

The rooster is also adorned with Christmas lights. And if you continue up Arnold Street you will find a great overlook of Peoria!

[Mike, 03/26/2011]

Rooster with top hat.

Rooster in a Top Hat

Outside of Carl's Bakery in East Peoria, is a 10 ft. tall rooster in a top hat. Although the bakery is usually not open, the rooster is easily seen anytime. While in this area, be sure you visit the "Twistee Treat" Ice Cream cone-shaped building, just down the street! There's also a weird little church made from a quonset hut, just around the corner (520 Arnold Rd).

[Ron Renken, 08/07/2005]

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Ice Cream Cone BuildingIce Cream Cone Building, East Peoria, IL - < 1 mi.
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