Libertyville, Illinois: Muffler Man and Bessie the Cow

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Lambs Farm

Address:
14245 W. Rockland Rd, Libertyville, IL
Directions:
Lamb's Farm. I-94 N. exit onto Hwy 176/Rockland Rd. Drive straight off ramp and cross Rockland Rd. Parking lot on right; statues stand in front of mini-golf course.
Hours:
M-F 10-4, Sa-Su 10-5. Season closes Oct. 30th. (Call to verify)
Phone:
847-362-4636
Admission:
Admission for various attractions.
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Muffler Man and Bessie the Cow
A children's attraction with a 15-foot-tall ax-wielding Muffler Man, a humongous cow, and a large milk bottle. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Bessie and Muffler Man.

Muffler Man and Bessie the Cow

Lamb's Farm is a children's attraction run by a non-profit organization for people with developmental disabilities. There is a playground, and many wood structures for kids to play on, such as trains and a bus. There is a carousel, mini-golf, a goat-petting zoo, and a restaurant. The Muffler Man has some wear and damage, but looks good.

[Brad Foster, 06/25/2019]

Bunyan Muffler Man and cow.

Muffler Man and Cow

I took this digital photo of the Bunyan statue at Lambs Farm in Libertyville, Illinois on October 14, 2002. I know you already have a photo of this statue, but mine came out so well that I thought you might like a copy!

[Tim Chikos, 10/19/2002]

Bunyan and Bessie.

Muffler Man and Bessie the Cow

At Lamb's Farm, a Bunyan Muffler Man is accompanied, not by Babe the Blue Ox, but by a fiberglass "Bessie" the brown cow, and a fiberglass milk bottle. Lamb's Farm is a community for mentally handicapped adults, a tourist attraction since 1961.

Lamb's Farm is mainly a petting zoo with LOTS of goats. A mini-train ride winds past beautiful wild flowers and a decaying fiberglass horse and bear. The place is perfect for a 2 and 3 and a half year old (like my daughters). It will probably continue to be popular with them until the age of 6 or 7.

[Kirby Bartlett-Sloan, 08/10/1997]
Muffler Man and Cow

Last month as we were driving north on the Tri-State Tollway to Wisconsin (I-94), we were passing Lamb's Farm, a home for handicapped adults that runs several roadside attractions. They have a petting zoo, mini-railroad, pet store, water ski show area, and mini golf. My wife turned to me and said "Look, a muffler man!" They apparently have one in the mini golf area. I did not see it myself. I told her to describe his hand configuration and it sounded correct. I was surprised because my wife had never really seemed to listen to me when I prattled along about muffler men.

[Kirby Bartlett-Sloan, 01/24/1997]

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