Freeport, Maine: The Big F Indian

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Address:
117 US Hwy 1, Freeport, ME
Directions:
I-295 exit 17, then a mile north on US Hwy 1. On the right.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Big F Indian.

The Big F Indian

40 feet tall, with a big feathered headdress and scary ritual facial scars. Known locally as "The Big F Indian," where the F could stand for Freeport or other F words.

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The Big F Indian

I am the son of Julian Leslie, the businessman who commissioned the making of the Big Indian. Although "guess-timates" for his height have varied wildly from 20 to 50 feet, the Big Chief is in fact 40 feet tall. He also stands atop a six-foot solid concrete pedestal, making him as high as a telephone pole.

[Robert W Leslie, 04/25/2018]

Big F Indian.

Big Freeport Indian Statue

Freeport's big Indian is still looking good along Route 1. The establishment he stands in front of is the Conundrum Wine Bistro. A conundrum, indeed.

[Gunnar Johnson, 10/20/2011]
The BFI - Indian Statue

In local parlance the Indian is known as the "BFI." Big (cough) Freeport Indian is one explanation of the initials, but there are two others that range from PG13 to R rated.

[Robin D., 12/13/2008]
The Big Indian

We are the new owners of the Big Freeport Indian. Our company is called Winter People Image Marketing and we specialize in corporate and retail clothing that coincides with the "Maine way of life."

[Clay Bouton, 05/20/2006]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Eartha: World's Largest Rotating GlobeEartha: World's Largest Rotating Globe, Yarmouth, ME - 1 mi.
Desert of MaineDesert of Maine, Freeport, ME - 3 mi.
Giant L.L. Bean BootGiant L.L. Bean Boot, Freeport, ME - 3 mi.
In the region:
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Portland, ME - 12 mi.

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