Elkton, Tennessee: Giant Chicken With Chef Hat

What's even more impressive than its size and its chef's hat is that it carries its own carving knife.
1371 Bryson Rd, Elkton, TN
Shady Lawn Truck Stop. I-65 exit 6, northeast side. In front of Shell station.
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Chicken Wearing a Chef's Hat.

Chicken In a Chef's Hat

In front of a Shell gas station near the interstate there is a large chicken wearing a chef's hat and holding a fork. The gas station is part of the Shady Lawn Travel Center, which is a truck stop and has a large convenience store that sells hot food, so the chicken is probably to advertise that feature of the business. It was a fun surprise to find.

[signmanjoe, 10/22/2018]

Big chicken.

Giant Chicken with Chef Hat

The Giant Chicken is covered in graffiti and is awesome. Truck stop also selling giant chicken shirts -- in case you want to remember that time you saw a chicken and got gas.

[Sarah Campau, 11/22/2016]

Big chicken.

Giant Chicken with Chef Hat

The chicken is alive and better than ever. Incidentally, so is the truck stop. The chicken has undergone a color change and has new utensils.

[Darren And Donna, 08/15/2014]

Chicken with chef's hat.

Giant Chicken with Chef Hat

The Shady Lawn Truck Stop is closed and appears to be in the process of demolition. The chicken is still there but may not be for long.

[Cynthia, 07/30/2013]

Chicken with chef's hat.

Giant Chicken with Chef's Hat

The chicken's size is best appreciated when photographed with someone to show relative scale.

[Susan, 12/18/2011]

... and this chicken statue is larger than most. The chef's hat is a bonus.

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