Groveland, Massachusetts: Muffler Man

One of the suspiciously shrimpy 14-ft. tall Bunyan Muffler Men. Used to wear a hard hat and a shirt with "Yvon" on it; now brandishes an ax.

Valley Tree Service

938 Salem St., Groveland, MA
Two miles southeast of town on Salem St./Hwy 97. Snuggled into the trees along the entrance drive to Valley Tree Service, on the north side of the road. Impossible to see driving west, so look for Pub 97 on the south side, across the street.
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Muffler Man.

Small Paul Bunyan

Paul is back at it with his new ax. He stands about 14 feet tall, tucked in the trees outside Valley Tree Service, a tree removal/pruning company. Nearby attractions include restaurants, an ice cream parlor with a playground, a coffee shop, and a pick-your-own farm.

[C.D., 08/15/2018]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man formerly named Yvon

His axe is gone. His blind white stare...? A little creepy!

[Fuzzygalore, 08/08/2013]

Now he just plays air axe.

Muffler Man

This muffler man is back. "Yvon" has been scratched off the shirt. The axe appears to be slightly damaged.

[Ralph Hinkley, 11/13/2008]
Muffler Man

Was very excited to see this landmark since there are not a lot of Muffler Men nearby, but the Muffler Man had been sold, no longer at this location. New location unknown.

[Jill V, 07/02/2007]

Yvon the Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Axe Wielding "Yvon"

Here's a new picture of Yvon. Guess he lost his hard hat.

[Tracy Hale, 05/21/2006]

Whenever we visit this Muffler Man, we're always surprised by his small size (at least for Muffler Men). And that ax looks like it's whacked one tree too many....

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