Anderson, South Carolina: Vacuum Cleaner Man (Gone)

A slightly-larger-than-human-size man made of vacuum cleaner parts serves as an entry sentry for a vacuum cleaner store.
Next to the front door of Eddy's Vac Shack. North side of town, on the east side of US Hwy 76/N. Murray Ave., just north of Tribble St.
April 2013: Reported gone.

Visitor Tips and News About Vacuum Cleaner Man

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Vacuum Cleaner Man

The owner of the store, Jimmy Stahakais, passed away about two months ago. I don't know if the store has moved or is gone but I just rode past there and the vacuum cleaner man and all the contents of the store are gone.

[Jennifer Gilmore, 04/09/2013]
Vacuum Cleaner Man

The nice young lady working at the store told us that his name is Ephis, that she didn't mind us shaking his hand, and that she would be happy to photograph us doing so. She was a little surprised that we weren't there to buy a vacuum, though.

[Robert Levy, 06/02/2012]

Vacuum cleaner man.

Vacuum Cleaner Man

A person made of vacuum cleaner parts stands outside Eddy's Vac Shack.

[Marion Campbell, 07/29/2010]

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

October 21, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

South Carolina Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Mothman Museum, Point Pleasant, West Virginia (Oct 14-20, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now


Favorite Quirky City Sights