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Sumter, South Carolina: Patriotic Tire Man

Built in 2024, a man made of tires gives a military salute to the Tuskegee Airmen P51 Mustang monument across the highway.

Myson's Tire Sales

Address:
3890 Broad St., Sumter, SC
Directions:
Myson's Tire Sales. Northwest edge of town. On the south side of US-378/Broad St., just east of its intersection with SC-40/N. St Paul's Church Rd. Across the highway from a P51 Mustang fighter plane on a pole.
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Tire Man.

Tire Man 2.0

We had the first tire man in Sumter that was taken down once we moved locations. We have now built Tire Man version 2 at our location on Broad Street across from Shaw Air Force Base. Our tire man is built directly across the street from the Tuskegee Airmen P51 Mustang monument that was put up last year, so it was only right that we had our tire man saluting the Tuskegee Airmen.

[Matthew Tickel, 06/21/2024]

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