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Effie, Minnesota: Homemade Mosquito Statue

Six feet long, which is only slightly larger than a typical Minnesota mosquito, and stuck on a pole.

Hwy 38, Effie, MN
On the southwest corner of the intersection of Hwy 38 and Hwy 1. Look close or you may miss it.
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Giant mosquito.

Mosquito Statue

The homemade mosquito statue in Effie has been fixed up and placed high in the air on a pedestal, near the bucking bronco statue.

[Highway Highlights, 08/13/2014]


Mosquito Statue

This is a very small town in northern MN, about an hour north of Grand Rapids. The 6-foot-long metal statue is located at the "major" intersection of town, next to the "Welcome to Effie" sign. I saw it 3 years ago while I was on a family road trip to see the Northstar Stampede Rodeo, which is run by a distant relative of ours. I don't know the story behind the statue, but I thought it was a funny photo op.

[Sarah Szymanski, 09/02/2005]

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