Pearl River, Louisiana: Patriotic Miss Pearl, Gator

Open-mouthed "Miss Pearl" has greeted drivers exiting the interstate into town for at least ten years. She appears to be life-size, made of concrete.

39545 LA-41 Spur, Pearl River, LA
I-59 exit 5A. Southbound you can exit directly; northbound you have to loop back under the freeway. The gator is in the small traffic triangle just past the train tracks.
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Miss Pearl the gator.

Life-Size Alligator

There is a life-sized alligator statue in a small traffic island at the junction of SR 3081 and Spur 3081.

[signmanjoe, 04/29/2021]

"Miss Pearl" has greeted drivers exiting Interstate 59 into town for at least ten years.

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