Frackville, Pennsylvania: Pioneer Mom with Scary Child

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1 S. Lehigh Ave.

Address:
Frackville, PA
Directions:
Downtown, on the east side of S. Lehigh Ave., just south of its intersection with E. Frack St. Last reported on its back in an empty lot.
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Pioneer mom.

Pioneer Mom with Scary Child

A nice restaurant, but we visited mainly for the disturbing statue. It was removed in March 2022 and was last reported on its back in a downtown parking lot.

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Pioneer Mom with Scary Child

The statue has been moved to outside a thrift store in Frackville. The buyers wanted to save it and keep it in town, but it does need some restoration.

[Darryl Tullgard, 06/15/2022]
Pioneer Mom with Scary Child

Tragically, the creepy statue at Granny's Motel has been removed. Rumor has it that the motel owner wanted it gone. It was given away for free to local residents who were able to supply the crane to remove it. No word yet on where the statue's next adventure will be.

[Erin, 03/27/2022]

We spoke with the manager at Granny's Motel. He said he had no idea where the Pioneer Mom and Scary Child are now, but they're not there any more.

Pioneer mom and child.

Pioneer Mom with Scary Child

The Pioneer mom and child are still there, still creepy!

[Amoffe, 11/10/2021]

Pioneer mom and child.

Pioneer Mom with Scary Child

Had to make a stop as we went right past it. A 2 minute detour off I-81, and the hotel is on the road behind the Gulf gas station. The statue looks the same as in previous pictures. The old lady doesn't look happy and her kid is probably from the Chuckie or Annabelle (doll) movies. Definitely an RA winner!

[Rose Howe, 09/25/2021]

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