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Leicester, Vermont: Queen Connie: Gorilla and Beetle Team Field Report

Pioneer Auto Sales

2829 US Hwy 7, Leicester, VT
Pioneer Auto Sales. On the northbound side of US 7, about a mile south of Leicester.
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Gorilla with VW.

Queen Connie: Gorilla and Beetle

A concrete King Kong that's traded-in Fay Wray for an old-style Volkswagen. Report...

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VW and gorilla.

Gorilla Holds Aloft A VW Beetle

Queen Connie wears her seasonal attire for those cold winter days and nights.

[Tyler Salls, 01/03/2014]

Queen Connie the gorilla has held a VW Bug in that uncomfortable pose, through summer's heat and winter's chill, since 1987.

King Kong holding a Volkswagen beetle.

Concrete Gorilla - "Queen Connie"

19-ft. tall concrete King Kong holding up a golden VW Bug in front of Pioneer Auto Sales Inc.

[Ken Signorello, 11/15/2002]
Leicester Highway Ape

A giant ape holding a VW Beetle over its head alongside US Route 7 in Leicester, Vermont, standing out front of Pioneer Auto Sales.

[Jay Furr, 01/04/2002]
Gorilla Holding a VW

This is Brandon, VT, and it is at Pioneer Auto Sales.

[Shawn Denecker, 09/05/1999]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Lady SquirrelBig Lady Squirrel, Salisbury, VT - 3 mi.
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Oldest Marble Quarry in the USA, Dorset, VT - 45 mi.

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