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Hampstead, North Carolina: Shark!

A shark with open jaws is mounted in front of a thrift store. Repainted and restored in August 2023.

DDT Outlet

21740 US-17, Hampstead, NC
DDT Outlet. Seven miles north of Hampstead on the east side of US-17.
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The shark is back! Beautiful restoration!

[Rick Smith, 09/06/2023]

The shark is currently down for fiberglass repairs. Not sure when it will be put back up.

[Sawyer, 04/21/2023]



Giant shark on the roadside. Hes been there for a while now. The store owners are nice about you taking pictures with it. [Rick Smith, 06/17/2022]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Emmett Sniff's Concrete SculpturesEmmett Sniff's Concrete Sculptures, Hampstead, NC - < 1 mi.
Souvenir Shop GatorSouvenir Shop Gator, Surf City, NC - 4 mi.
Missiles and More MuseumMissiles and More Museum, Topsail Beach, NC - 5 mi.
In the region:
Boss, Captain Ellerbrock's Dog, Wilmington, NC - 22 mi.

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