Villisca, Iowa: Willard the Pig

Pig statue has stood since 1980, celebrating Villisca as the, "Pork Capital of Southwest Iowa."
Address:
N U Ave., Villisca, IA
Directions:
Northwest edge of town, on the east side of US Hwy 71, just north of the gas station.
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Willard the Pig.

Willard the Pig

Willard the Pig is a statue of a pig erected in 1980 as a tribute to the importance of agriculture and farming in Villisca.

[Stephen, 08/17/2018]

Villisca was once known as the, "Pork Capital of Southwest Iowa." However, after Willard's arrival, the pork industry fell into a decline. Cursed pig?

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