Elberta, Alabama: Lady in the Bay (In Transition)

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Barber Marina

26986 Fish Trap Rd, Elberta, AL
Drive US-98 either eight miles east of Foley, Alabama, or 21 miles west of downtown Pensacola, Florida. Turn south onto County Rd 95. Drive five miles. Turn right onto Fish Trap Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn left at the Barber Marina sign. Drive 2.5 miles to the Barber Marina. Drive halfway around the traffic circle, then park in the lot as close to the water as you can. You'll see the Lady floating out toward the end of the dock; you can walk out to her.
Call ahead to confirm that the Lady is in the water (sometimes she's not). (Call to verify)
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Lady in the Lake.

Lady in the Bay

Built by Foamhenge creator Mark Cline, the giant Lady appears to be using the Bayou La Launch as a bathtub. Only her knees and head are visible above the water. Smashed by hurricane Sally Sep. 2020; should return Nov. 2021.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/05/2014]

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Lady in the Bay

She was damaged by hurricanes and is no longer there.

[Cori VanDevender, 06/24/2022]

The damaged Lady has been repaired at the studio of Mark Cline, its creator, in Virginia, and is awaiting transport back to Alabama.

Lady in the Bay

They are currently repairing her for a future date, so all hope is not lost. We met some locals who work in the same Bay that the Lady was in, and they explained that Hurricane Sally really messed her up. She was found in pieces and is being repaired somewhere.

[Krystal, 01/01/2022]

The Lady is slated to return some time in 2022. Fiberglass artist Mark Cline is repairing his giant floating creation -- and making a backup Lady as well, in case another hurricane pays a visit.

Lady in the Lake

This oddity was destroyed due to Hurricane Sally on September 14.

[Brooke Stulce, 10/02/2020]

Mark Cline, who created the Lady, told us that "we are now in talks about repairing her," but added that "there's a possibility she'll never be restored."

Lady in the Lake.

Lady in the Lake

The Lady in the Lake was awesome. It was hard to find. If you find the giant spider, walk towards the left. Go down the boardwalk. Then go right, walk out on the docks to the right. Keep going -- eventually you will see her head.

[Jen, 09/07/2020]

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