Chester, Illinois: Statue of Popeye

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Segar Memorial Park

Address:
Hwy 51, Chester, IL
Directions:
On the east side of Bridge Bypass Rd (Hwy 51 in Missouri) just north of the Mississippi River bridge.
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Statue of Popeye.

Statue of Popeye

Statues of Popeye and his comic cohorts populate a town, honoring the local artist who modeled his cartoon characters on Chester residents.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [01/14/2013]
Chester, Illinois - Illinois Popeye Pummels The Competition
Popeye and Friends Statues: For an 80-year-old cartoon character, Popeye has some sea legs. At least three towns promote his immortality with statues, but Chester, Illinois, clearly has wind in its sails. [09/14/2009] Complete Story...

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Popeye statue.

Statue of Popeye

Great view of the river from the welcome center. They will provide a map where the other statues can be founds.

[Ray Of Hope, 06/01/2021]

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