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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

176 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC
Omar Shrine Temple. On the north side of Patriots Point Rd between Hwy 703/Coleman Blvd and Harry Hallman Blvd.
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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.

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