Woodstock, Illinois: Orson Welles and Dick Tracy Tributes

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Address:
225 Main St., Woodstock, IL
Directions:
The alley is downtown, on the west side of Main St., just north of the Woodstock Classic Cinema. The Dick Tracy mural is toward the back of the alley, and the Orson Welles statue is at the very back.
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Orson Welles and Dick Tracy Tributes
Orson Welles lived in Woodstock when he was young, and "Dick Tracy" creator Chester Gould when he was old. One is immortalized with a mural, the other with a bronze statue. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/25/2018]

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Mini-Orson Welles.

Tiny Orson Welles and a Groundhog

Woodstock has redecorated an alley to pay tribute to celebrities with ties to the city. A mural depicts the movie Groundhog Day, Orson Welles' career, Dick Tracy, as well as the stars who performed at their opera house. There is also a very small statue of Welles, and one of Woodstock Willie, the city's groundhog. The alley/pedway is just north of the movie theater at 209 Main Street.

[Jennie, 07/07/2018]

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