Monmouth, Illinois: Bagpiper Statue

A peculiar college mascot, the honking bronze bagpiper stands on a low pedestal just outside the football field, one foot propped on a pile of books. Sculpted by Matt Glenn, unveiled Oct. 2015.

Address:
E. Clinton Ave., Monmouth, IL
Directions:
On the campus of Monmouth College. From US Hwy 34, on the north side of town, turn south at the stoplight onto Hwy 20/N. 6th St. Drive south a half-mile. Turn left onto E. Clinton Ave. Drive to the parking lot at the end of the street. The bagpiper is just beyond it, straight ahead.
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Bagpiper statue.

Bagpiper Statue

Parking is available immediately adjacent to the bagpiper statue. There is a sign warning you that parking is at your own risk due to baseball hazards. The statue is not particularly exciting, although the campus is nice.

[Cole I., 09/18/2017]

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