Lawrenceville, Virginia: Head of Ol' Red the Mule

Ole Red died in his harness and it's still attached to his head. On view in a hardware store.

Ace hardware

200 Meredith St., Lawrenceville, VA
At the Ace hardware store of E.E. Vaughan and Son. I-85 exits 27 or 28. Drive south into Lawrenceville on Hwy 46. Turn right onto Main St., right again onto Hicks St./US 58, then make the first left onto Meredith St.
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Red the Mule.

Head of Ol' Red the Mule

Check out the head of a mule, in full harness in the Ace Hardware store, E.E. Vaughan and Sons, in Lawrenceville, Virginia. Ole Red died in harness and is there still.

[Gay W. Neale, 10/26/1998]

May 2017: Photo added.

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