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Charleston, Mississippi: Champion Pig House and Statue

Scissors, World Champion Hog 1917-1918, lived in a custom-built home. It was restored in the early 2000s, with an added pig statue.

6629 MS-32, Charleston, MS
On the north side of Hwy 32, either three miles east of downtown Charleston, or seven miles west of downtown Oakland. Just east of a white water tower.
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Scissors the Hog's Home.

Champion Pig House and Statue

House and statue built to honor Scissors the world champion hog.

[Nolen Grogan, 12/19/2017]

Scissors, World Champion Hog 1917-1918, traveled in a special train car and had this special building for his home (He was a very big pig). The hog house was restored by the Charleston Arts Revitalization Effort in the early 2000s.

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