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Chester, Illinois: Statue of Wimpy

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Address:
1001 State St., Chester, IL
Directions:
Downtown, in Gazebo Park. On the west side of State St./Hwy 150 at its intersection with Opdyke St./Hwy 3.
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Statue of Wimpy.

Statue of Wimpy

One of several sculptures of Popeye characters around town. Elzie Segar, born and raised in Chester, was the cartoonist who created Popeye.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [01/14/2013]

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Wimpy statue.

Statue of Wimpy

This little plaza has several great murals on buildings around the Wimpy statue. The Official Popeye Fan Club store is right off the plaza, open M-F, normal business hours. Lots of great photo opportunities here!

[Deanna B, 03/26/2023]

Wimpy statue.

Statue of Wimpy

I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.

[Sumoflam, 10/23/2022]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Popeye MuseumPopeye Museum, Chester, IL - < 1 mi.
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Only Sherlock Holmes Statue in the USAOnly Sherlock Holmes Statue in the USA, Chester, IL - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Smiley Face Water Tower, Makanda, IL - 38 mi.

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