Wellfleet, Massachusetts: Joe Tweet and the Giant Lobster

Bayside Lobster Hutt featured replica of owner Joe Tweet hauling in a giant lobster. Business since renamed; Joe and the lobster statues remain.

Mac's Shack

Address:
91 Commercial St., Wellfleet, MA
Directions:
Mac's Shack. Near the harbor, on the east side of Commercial St., just north of its intersection with Railroad Ave.
Admission:
Free
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Lobster and man.

Joe Tweet and the Giant Lobster

Poor Joe has lost a hand. Hope he's okay.

[Micki, 08/19/2021]

"To the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee!"

Joe Tweet and the Giant Lobster.

Joe Tweet and the Giant Lobster

The big lobster and the fisherman that caught it.

[Kurt Deion, 08/06/2016]

In the 1970s Joe Tweet opened Bayside Lobster Hutt. He bolted a life-size dummy of himself to the third-floor roof, hauling a net filled with a giant lobster up the side of the building. Joe Tweet is now gone, and the business has been renamed Mac's Shack, but the dummy and giant lobster remain.


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