Cortez, Florida: Old Hitler: 25-Foot-Long Shark

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Address:
4628 119th St. W., Cortez, FL
Directions:
East edge of town. From FL-684/Cortez Rd turn south at the stoplight onto 119th St. W. Drive to the parking lot at the end. You'll see Old Hitler hanging out there.
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Old Hitler: 25-Foot-Long Shark

A fiberglass and styrofoam sculpture based on a supposedly real Hammerhead Shark that prowls the waters off of Cortez.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/24/2018]

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Old Hitler: 25-Foot-Long Shark

Can't find it. It looks like a boat is parked where the shark is supposed to be.

[Mark C, 05/24/2021]

The shark was on a trailer, so it probably didn't go far in the marina lot. We'll keep it listed in the hope that it surfaces again.

Old Hitler strapped to trailer.

Old Hitler: 25-Foot-Long Shark

When we were there in January, Old Hitler wasn't hanging around -- he was laying on a trailer back where they store stuff. Looks like the big guy needs some repairs. Maybe he'll be back hanging where he belongs soon.

[bordeauxbarb, 03/16/2020]

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