Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Full-Color Shriner Statue

A big man in a red fez holds a little girl in his arm, the classic image of Shriner protection. The little girl has the face of an old woman.

Omar Shrine Temple

Address:
176 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC
Directions:
Omar Shrine Temple. On the north side of Patriots Point Rd between Hwy 703/Coleman Blvd and Harry Hallman Blvd.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Full-Color Shriner Statue

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

Giant Shriner.

Full-Color Shriner Statue

Not that it's too odd, but it's a 20 foot tall statue outside the Shriner's temple.

[T. Bruce, 05/26/2014]

Shriner statue.

Shriner Statue

It's a very large, retro statue of a shriner, a symbolic advertisement. I think it's from the 1950s or '60s because the actual detail in the faces is really crude upon close inspection. The little girl looks like an 80-year-old woman when you stand right next to her. That's what makes me think these molds were rescued or restored.

[Joe Young, 10/05/2012]

A little sick girl in vintage dress; the Shriner holds her crutches in his right hand. There's a similar statue, also outside a Shrine Temple, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Cold War Submarine MemorialCold War Submarine Memorial, Mount Pleasant, SC - < 1 mi.
Submarine, Aircraft Carrier, and Mini-VietnamSubmarine, Aircraft Carrier, and Mini-Vietnam, Mount Pleasant, SC - < 1 mi.
Mural: John Lennon, Al Capone, Marilyn MonroeMural: John Lennon, Al Capone, Marilyn Monroe, Mount Pleasant, SC - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Rotating Cow, Charleston, SC - 5 mi.

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 19, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

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

Teapot Dome Gas Station, Zillah, Washington (Oct 16-22, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

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

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Nightly rates found:

Find Hotels Near:

Book Online Now