Pittsburg, Texas: Giant Bo Pilgrim Head (Gone)

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Directions:
Statue removed, head disassembled and trucked away. Their future fates are uncertain.
Hours:
March 11, 2019: Head, statue removed.
Status:
Gone

Bo Pilgrim head.

Giant Bo Pilgrim Head

Mesmerizing immense bust paid tribute to a devout Texas chicken baron Bo Pilgrim, who employed this town with his poultry business. Dismantled in March 2019.

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Pittsburg, Texas - Giant Bo Head Is Staying Put In Texas
Giant Bo Pilgrim Head: Pilgrim's Pride is moving. Pilgrim's Head is not. That's the news from Pittsburg, Texas, where Pilgrim's Pride (the chicken company) is packing its corporate headquarters and moving it to Colorado. [05/18/2010] Complete Story...

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Giant Bo Pilgrim Head

From the Giant Bo Pilgrim Head, drive the short two miles or so into town in order to visit the beautiful chapel and bell tower donated by Pilgrim Chicken. It is right off Main Street and is open to all 24/7. Beautiful structure.

[John, 12/10/2010]

Bo Pilgrim head.

Big Giant Bo Pilgrim Head

You do need to sign in with factory security before they'll let you near the giant Bo Pilgrim head. They must get tourists often though, because it wasn't a problem.

[Laura, 12/04/2009]

Bo Pilgrim Head.

Giant Bo Pilgrim Head

Here is a photo of the statue. Looks a bit depressed, doesn't he?

[Jennifer George, 05/06/2006]

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