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Urbanna, Virginia: Mark Cline Muffler Man (In Transition)

Built by Mark Cline (creator of Foamhenge) in 2014. One of several created by Cline, recognizable by their shorter height (15 feet) and oversized heads. This one carries ice cream cone with scoop shaped like lime green golf ball.

Bethpage Camp Resort

Directions:
Bethpage Camp Resort. From US Hwy 17/Tidewater Trail turn north onto Hwy 616/Town Bridge Rd (You'll see a Bethpage Camp Resort sign on the south side of US Hwy 17, pointing the way). Drive north 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Hwy 602/Old Virgina St. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the Muffler Man on the right, next to an ice cream shop and the Cowtopia minigolf course.
Hours:
2024: In the shop fro repairs. (Call to verify)
Phone:
804-758-4349
Admission:
Free
Status:
In Transition

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Mark Cline Muffler Man

Apparently kids keep climbing on it and damaging it. It is currently in the hospital for repairs. Supposedly this is the second time that this has happened. It may not come back, according to the people who work in the ice cream shop.

[Pony, 06/21/2024]

The short height of this early Mark Cline creation may make it more tempting to climb, and might help to explain why traditional Muffler Men are as tall as they are.

Muffler Man.

Mark Cline Muffler Man

Cooler at night.

[Peggy Mason, 05/07/2019]

And scarier! Ground lighting really illuminates the threat of a 15-foot-tall man with a six-foot-long ice cream scoop.

Muffler Man.

Mark Cline Muffler Man

Muffler Man holding ice cream scoop and golf ball.

[Jane Trueblood, 01/20/2015]

The "golf ball" is supposed to be a scoop of pistachio ice cream; Mark Cline fashioned it from a giant golf ball mold as a joke.


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