Matanzas Beach, Illinois: The Boat Lady

A power boat up on a pole is captained by a plastic lady frozen in a perpetual "Hello everybody!" wave.

Oak St., Matanzas Beach, IL
On the east side of Hwy 78/Oak St., four miles north of Bath or 4.5 miles south of Havana.
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Boat Lady.

The Boat Lady

In the town of Matanzas Beach there is a genuine boat on a stick. What made this more interesting was the lady waving from the boat (a mannequin, really). What I found interesting is this mannequin appeared to be modeled after a Uniroyal Gal. Arm waving, same hair style, bikini clad.

[Greg Brown, 02/23/2002]

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