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|Santa Claus & Snowman
|Frosty's Fun Center
Santa Claus, IN
This Santa Claus & Snowman are installed at the Inkster Fire Department during the holiday season. These photos are from 2008. I don't believe the statues were displayed in 2009. However, there is a photo on-line from 2011 showing them. Does anyone know if they are still displayed? [photos thanks Mark Comstock]
Frosty's Fun Center is located on the Santa's Lodge property. It has a mini golf course with this nine foot tall snowman which doubles as a fountain. [map]
|SnowmanNorth St. Paul, MN|
|This Snowman was built in 1974 and is made of concrete stucco. He is 44 feet tall and was moved in 1990 from a different location in town. The statue was a permanent solution to the building of a snowman each winter for North St. Paul's Sno-Daze. For more, see this website. [map]|
West Chester, OH
This Snowman was located at The Cone, a former Twistee Treat ice cream stand when these photos were taken in 2012. The Snowman is just over 13 feet tall. It was previously located in Horn Lake, MS and also operated in Memphis, TN. The Snowman was moved to West Chester, OH in 2009 where he was stored with some other mobile Twirlees units. In 2013, the Snowman was moved to Portersville, PA where he is used as a shaved ice and smoothie stand. For more, see this website. [Porterville photo thanks to the owner]
Apparently, there is or was another Snowman like this which was located in Amarillo, TX in 2007 and 2008. The owners had bought the statue around 2005 from someone in Clovis, NM. The Snowman never operated in Amarillo and the owners sold it around 2008. It is not known where it went after that. The hat on this Snowman is different with the tassel on the opposite side. The figure might lean a little bit more forward as well.
More Santa Statues:
Cumming, GA [gone]
Overland Park, KS
Dallas, TX [vintage; gone]
Wayne, NJ [gone]
Pigeon Forge, TN
Auckland, NZ: 1, 2
For Santa theme parks around the country, see this section.
More Snowman Statues:
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Grand Falls, NB
Cambridge, ON [vintage; gone]
|This Yeti statue is located next to the Ranchita Market. It is also known as the Abominable Snowman or Bigfoot. The statue is 11 feet tall and made of fiberglass. It was built around 2007 by Joe Rauh. The panel door at the back of the statue was built for installation. The statue is dressed in an Uncle Sam hat for the 4th of July and a Santa hat for the Christmas holidays. For more, see this website. [map]|
|This Yeti statue is located at Moonlight Motors. The statue was built by Joe Rauh after he created the one in Ranchita above. The artist built the Yeti's hands facing up for this statue so that he could hold the business' sign. When Moonlight Motors moved to this location in 2010, that sign was replaced with the Mobilgas sign. The statue is named Cornelius. [map]|
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