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Bethel, New York: Hippie Muffler Man Team Field Report

Yasgur's Farm

Yasgur Rd., Bethel, NY
Yasgur's Farm. Hwy 17B west of Bethel on the north side before Island Glen Country Club. Private property; visible from the road; no trespassing without owner's permission.
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Hippie Muffler Man

Near the site of the 1969 Woodstock rock festival, a fiberglass bearded giant grooves in his tie-dyed shirt. Report...

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Hippie Muffler Man

The Hippie Muffler Man is on private land. You need to get permission from the property owner if you want to get up close.

[Cee, 04/05/2024]

Hippie Muffler Man.

Hippie Muffler Man

The Hippie Muffler Man is still standing tall!

[Bill the Muffler Man, 09/03/2022]

He's weathered and teetering a bit, just like the real hippies.

Muffler Man.

Hippie Muffler Man

This tie-dyed, patched-jeans Muffler Man is right out of the Flower Power generation and stands on the property of Yasgar Farms/The Bethel Woods Center for The Arts, so he earns his "Hippie" moniker.

Lashed to a telephone pole at the waist, he sports hearts and flowers on his clothing as well as a handful of glow sticks fashioned into a lasso of sorts. He also had a necklace of glow sticks probably left over from some recent event.

One of the few Muffler Men to sport eyelashes (He's obviously in touch with his feminine side). He stands very close to Route 17B, so access is very good.

[NJ Muffler Man Hunter, 09/24/2014]
Hippie Muffler Man

Your readers might appreciate knowing that the Hippie Muffler Man started out life as a statue of Paul Bunyan (he used to hold an axe in his hands) prominently displayed year-round at the Great Danbury Fair in Danbury, Connecticut, until it closed its gates for good in 1981.

[Victoria H., 12/04/2013]

Several big men from the Danbury Fair went on to enjoy second careers, including the World's Tallest Uncle Sam.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Official Woodstock Rock Festival MuseumOfficial Woodstock Rock Festival Museum, Bethel, NY - 1 mi.
Woodstock Festival MonumentWoodstock Festival Monument, Bethel, NY - 2 mi.
Tiny Stone Castle of Swan LakeTiny Stone Castle of Swan Lake, Swan Lake, NY - 8 mi.
In the region:
Blue Army Shrine, Washington, NJ - 67 mi.

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