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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina: Daniel Boone with Oil Drum Fez (Gone)

A statue of Daniel Boone or an Old West prospector, converted into a Shriner with a makeshift hat made from a handy oil drum. August 2019: Reported missing.

A mile off of I-95. Take North Carolina I-95 Exit #171, then turn onto State Highway 125 South. Continue a short distance to Aurelian Springs Road (there's a blinking yellow caution light at the intersection). Turn left. Roanoke Valley Sudan Shriners building is .2 of a mile on the left.
August 2019: Reported missing.

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Concrete foundation remains, with Tis Here sign.

Daniel Boone With Oil Drum Fez

Confirming that the Daniel Boone statue at the Shrine Club is gone. The Shriners have left the building, and there's a "For Sale" sign out front. Inexplicably (to me, anyway) the "Tis Here" sign tis still there.

[Dean Jeffrey, 10/16/2019]

End of the Oil Drum Fez Era?

Daniel Boone with Oil Drum Fez

Daniel Boone is no longer there.

[Sarah Danford, 08/22/2019]


Daniel Boone with Oil Drum Fez

This is a bonus from shrine club to the Mason grave site.

[Tammy, 04/03/2015]

Shriner Boone.

Daniel Boone - Pioneer with Oil Drum Fez

Visited on a long rainy drive up the I-95 from fla to ny. Totally worth a detour!

[gigi, 05/31/2013]

It appears they haven't restored Shriner symbols on his drum fez since his last repainting.

Shriner with Oil Drum Fez.

Daniel Boone with Oil Drum Fez

Daniel Boone with the Oil Drum Fez is still in great condition. Directions provided were excellent!

[Mary Norvell, 06/29/2012]

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