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Mississippi Statues

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Big John
Walls, MS

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This Big John statue is located at a seasonal fireworks lot near the Tennessee and Mississippi border, just south of Memphis. By 2010, the statue had been repainted. This statue was originally used by the Big John Supermarket chain. His outstretched arms held bags of groceries. I don't know if there were ever Big John stores in Mississippi or Tennessee. This statue may have come from a Giant Foods in Memphis, TN. In 2017, this statue was repainted again. He now wears sunglasses, grey pants, and has a gold tooth. For more, see this website. [map]

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