Long Beach, Washington: Wooden Mermaid

Nine feet tall, carved in the 1980s by local chainsaw artist Fred Bero. Her bulky appearance, in contrast with they typical lithe ocean enchantress, has been criticized.

Mermaid Inn

1910 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, WA
Mermaid Inn. On the east side of Hwy 103/Pacific Ave, just north of 19th St. N.
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Mermaid statue.

Wooden Mermaid

Nine feet tall, carved in the 1980s by local chainsaw artist Fred Bero. She originally sat in a little park next to the Long Beach Tavern, but is now the mascot of the Mermaid Inn.

[Karla Jensen-Martin, 08/16/2017]

Her bulky physique has been mocked by predictable body shamers, but mermaids have to be strong to swim in the sea....

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