Lebanon, Tennessee: Head of the Sugar Flat Road Creature

Two local teens ran over this creature with a pickup truck in 1989. Only its head was preserved. The head disappeared for years, but in 2021 it was returned to the town museum.

Lebanon Museum and History Center

Address:
200 N. Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, TN
Directions:
Lebanon Museum and History Center. In the basement of City Hall, formerly the stately Castle Heights Military Academy.
Hours:
M-F 8-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
615-443-2805
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Lebanon, Tennessee - Monster Head Finds New Home, Stays In Tennessee
Head of the Sugar Flat Road Creature: On January 5, 1989, a blueish, apelike creature was killed by a pickup truck on Sugar Flat Road outside of Lebanon, Tennessee. For some reason the body wasnt preserved, but the head was. [02/13/2013] Complete Story...

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Head of the Sugar Flat Road Creature

The missing head has been found! It now sits in the Lebanon Museum and History Center under the town hall.

[Brennen Wilde, 11/18/2021]

The Creature was run over by a pickup truck in Lebanon in 1989, and only its head has been preserved.

Head of the Sugar Flat Road Creature

The building is no longer standing; a local told me it collapsed. I don't know what happened to the head or what role it played in the collapse and then the demo of the building.

[Ian, 09/23/2017]

Sugar Flat Road Creature.

Head of the Sugar Flat Road Creature

I saw the creature's head at the Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, Tennessee, last Sunday. It was sitting on the corner of the back-of-the-old-truck stage in Fiddler's Grove. I'm not sure if he was part of the group that was pickin' and grinnin' or not.

[B. Mills, 09/02/2016]

The head remains in private hands for now, making occasional appearances. We hope its owners can again find it a permanent, public home.

Hologram.

Sugar Flat Creature Head - Hologram

The head of the Sugar Flat Creature is gone, but we display a hologram of it in the shoppe.

[Amy Petulla, 08/20/2013]

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