Nauvoo, Illinois: Carpet Viking HS Mascot

Carries a shield but no sword, which perhaps suggests that Nauvoo-Calusa High School teams emphasize defense rather than offense. This giant formerly guarded a carpet store.

Nauvoo-Calusa High School

Address:
Hwy 96, Nauvoo, IL
Directions:
Nauvoo-Calusa High School. Several miles northeast of town on Hwy 96.
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Carpet Viking HS Mascot

A re-purposed carpet Viking, ready to defend the teacher's lounge at Nauvoo-Calusa High School. He is similar to another Illinois HS mascot in Springfield.

[Craig Thom, 03/04/2002]
Large Viking Statue

I visited Nauvoo, Illinois, and saw outside the local high school what I believe is the same kind of viking as the one in Springfield, IL. Nauvoo's Viking has no sword in his hand, but the position looks the same. He's also supported with a brace behind him, as the "Spartan" is.

[Craig S. Thom, 02/23/2002]

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