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Morgantown, West Virginia: Don Knotts Star and Statue

Hometown hero Don sits on a pedestal behind his sidewalk star. In one hand he holds his Barney Fife hat, in the other a script from "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken."

Metropolitan Theatre

369 High St., Morgantown, WV
Metropolitan Theatre. I-79 exit 152. Take US 19 two miles east into the city, following many twists and turns. Turn right on Fayette, then right on High Street. I-68 exit 4. Take Hwy 7 three miles west into the city, following many twists and turns. Turn right on Walnut, then right on Chestnut, then right on Fayette, then right on High Street.
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Don Knotts statue.

Don Knotts Star and Statue

We found this while eating Thai food close by. Don Knotts looks like he did on TV. His huge smile is contagious; you just have to smile when you see him. A really fun place for pictures. He is in the middle of town.

[EC, 06/07/2021]

Don Knotts statue.

Don Knotts Star and Statue

Don Knotts is still greeting the townsfolk.

[Stephen Francia, 05/24/2020]

Don Knotts statue.

Don Knotts Star and Statue

Great statue, but watch out -- you might get harassed by the guys hanging out at the bar across the street.

[Joe, 10/10/2016]

The Don Knotts statue was unveiled in July 2016.

Star in transition?

Don Knotts Star

We stopped by the New Metropolitan Theater today, and Don's star has been jackhammered out! There are small yellow wooden barricades around it, and no explanation was available when we inquired inside. Boo!

[Skyler1967, 07/15/2014]
Don Knots 2nd Star; May Get 1st Statue and Hat Display

The star of The Andy Griffith Show, Three's Company, and The Incredible Mr. Limpet already has a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame....

[01/21/2007] Complete News Story

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