Springdale, Arkansas: Popeye Statue (Gone)

Full-color statue of the world's most famous spinach-eater is an exact duplicate of a Popeye statue that stood on this spot until 2014, when it was moved to nearby Siloam Springs.
Directions:
On the northbound side of US Hwy 71 BUS/N. Thompson St. about two miles north of US Hwy 412.
Hours:
Dec. 2018: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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Popeye and his demented sparkling pop eye.

Popeye Statue

A few years ago, a friend from work pointed out the fact that the Popeye Statue in Springdale was missing the large smoking pipe that had been made to look like a giant corn-cob pipe. He also pointed out that the pipe could be found in the portable drug bust information tent that the Benton County Sheriff's office sets up at local county fairs. It is not known if the Sheriff's office is aware that its Popeye's pipe or not, but it was being used by someone to smoke large quantities of a different kind of greens.

[Steve Kinder, 08/23/2004]

Popeye statue.

Popeye Statue

There is another Popeye statue in front of Allen's Canning Company (who make Popeye brand spinach) on 71B.

[Vivian Moore, 06/01/1998]

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