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Cross Plains, Tennessee: Ape

A big gorilla stands guard next to the bagged ice machine at a fireworks store.

Sad Sam's Fireworks

Address:
8759 Hwy 25 E., Cross Plains, TN
Directions:
Sad Sam's Fireworks. I-65 Exit 112, southeast side, across the street from the pink elephant.
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I stopped by the town of White House last week and the ape is no longer at Nervous Charlie's. I found out the business was sold to a new owner two months ago and that the ape is now in front of Sad Sam's Fireworks in Cross Plains, the same place that has the tall Indian.

[signmanjoe, 05/17/2022]

Ape and pals.

Ape

Cool gorilla statue greeting customers at the local fill-up! Photo opportunity with a jungle creature.

[Caitlin G., 07/12/2012]

Ape statue.

Ape

There is a big ape outside Nervous Charlie's Fireworks Shell Gas Station. It's off I-65 exit 108 going towards town. It's next to the ice cooler.

[Kristine, 03/11/2009]

This is a standard fiberglass "Kong" statue we've seen at other attractions -- but they're fun for photo ops.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Muffler Man - IndianMuffler Man - Indian, Cross Plains, TN - < 1 mi.
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In the region:
Patsy Cline Museum, Nashville, TN - 26 mi.

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