Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Man Walks with Gator

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Address:
4 St. Augustine Place, Hilton Head Island, SC
Directions:
Take US Hwy 278 onto Hilton Head Island and follow it south for several miles. At the traffic circle, take the second exit onto Pope Ave. At the first stoplight turn left onto New Orleans Rd, then make the first right onto St. Augustine Place. Park in the small lot and walk to the statue, which faces Pope Ave.
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Man Walks with Gator
Based on a photo from 1962, a statue depicts millionaire real estate developer Charles Fraser striding next to one of Hilton Head's native alligators. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/28/2012]

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Gator and Man.

Compass Rose Park

This is in a beautifully kept park. The statue of the man walking an alligator is of Charles Fraser. The moving compass is on display near the water features.

[Etta Miller, 02/09/2016]

Charles Fraser developed Hilton Head Island. He isn't literally "walking" the gator, he's just strolling alongside of it. The statue is reproduced from a photo taken on the Hilton Head Island golf course.

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