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Bowman, South Carolina: UFO Welcome Center Team Field Report

4004 Homestead Rd, Bowman, SC
Jody's usually around from 10 AM to noon during the summer months. Look for his spotted pickup truck, then walk around to the trailer back door and knock politely. I-95 exit 82. Drive west nine miles into Bowman. At the United gas station turn right onto Elm St./County Rd S-38-36. UFO ahead on left.
Phone disconnected. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donation accepted, $20.
RA Rates:
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Jody's UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center

Jody Pendarvis has spent years building a huge double-decker wooden flying saucer beside his trailer. Report... [07/25/2010]

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UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center

While an amusing stop, and we were happy to have taken a slight detour, I am not sure how much longer the UFO Welcome Center will be in operation. Frankly I think the town is missing a major tourist opportunity by not leaning in, but some of the spray paint implies the center will soon be moved.

[Suzanne Parisi, 01/09/2024]

UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center

Maybe it's because I hadn't seen it in nearly ten years, but I was kind of surprised by how bad off the UFO Welcome Center is looking these days. Missing pieces, frayed tarps, a severe case of the leans; it looks like the whole thing is about to fall over. I don't think anyone is going to be going up inside there any more.

[Dean Jeffrey, 01/06/2024]

UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center

Didn't have much time to spend at the UFO Welcome Center, but was worth stopping to see.

[Amy DangRabbit, 11/14/2023]

UFO Welcome Center.

UFO Welcome Center

Loved it here at Jody's UFO Welcome Center.

[Bethany, 08/28/2021]

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