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Zephyrhills, Florida: Wagon Ho Pioneer Driver

Big bearded pioneer, formerly the mascot of a defunct chain restaurant, now acts as a greeter for an RV park.

Baker Acres RV Resort

Address:
7820 Wire Rd, Zephyrhills, FL
Directions:
Baker Acres RV Resort. North side of town. On the east side of Wire Rd a half-mile north of its intersection with Pretty Pond Rd.
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Wagon Ho Pioneer Driver.

Wagon Ho Pioneer Driver

This dude guards the entrance to Baker Acres RV park. I'm not sure where he's from, but growing up in Bradenton, Florida, there was a Wagon Ho restaurant on South Tamiami Trail. The building looked like a wagon, and a guy like this drove it.

[J. Arthur Fruth, 03/29/2024]

Earlier tipsters reported that the Wagon Master of Bradenton was moved to an RV dealership, then destroyed in a storm. The same style figure has been spotted elsewhere as a pioneer, prospector, and frontiersman.


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