Turkey Statues

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Rooster and Turkey [gone]
Springdale, AR (later Lincoln, AR)


The Rooster and Turkey stood at opposite ends of the parking lot of 4-State Poultry Supply in 2010. The turkey was painted brown in the 1980s. When the business closed in 2012, the statues were moved to Preferred Poultry Supply in Lincoln, AR. That business has closed and the statues are now gone.

Pipe, WI
Genoa, WI
The Turkey statue in Pipe is mounted on a trailer in front of a farm building. [map]

The Turkey sculpture in Genoa is made from steel pipe, aluminum, chicken wire and squashed aluminum cans. [map]

Ames, IA
Turkey [gone]
Cicero, NY
The Turkey in Ames was made of stainless steel by Larry Pearson. The sculpture was installed in 2012 in front of the Iowa Turkey Federation office. For more, see this website. [map]

The Turkey in Cicero, aka "Bronco Tom Turkey", rides a rearing horse. The statue was created by Sharon BuMann for the "Horses On Parade" public art project in 2002. The statue was then known as "All American Tom" because of the flag and red, white and blue color scheme. The statue was installed in front of the former Plainville Farms restaurant in Cicero. It was moved to the restaurant's Camillus, NY location for a few years before returning here. This restaurant closed around 2010 just before this photo was taken. By 2013, the statue was gone.

Aneta, ND
This metal Turkey sculpture has been installed in the City Park since at least 2008. Since 1960, there has been an annual turkey BBQ in the park every June. I believe the statue is put in storage during the winter months. [map]

World's Largest Turkey
Frazee, MN
Frazee, MN
The World's Largest Turkey is 22 feet tall. The original "Big Tom" was 16 feet tall and built in 1986. It was created by Shell Scott using metal, cement, fiberglass, cardboard, and insulation. The statue required frequent repairs and the town decided to build another one. In 1998, while removing the original turkey with a cutting torch, it caught fire and was destroyed. This replacement statue was produced by DWO Fiberglass Co. and installed in 1998. It is made of fiberglass and is reinforced with steel. For more, see this website. [map]

This smaller, white Turkey is located downtown. It may have been installed before the one from 1986. [map]

San Francisco, CA
Turkey, TX
Cuero, TX
This Turkey statue in San Francisco is installed over the entrance to Robert's Corned Meats. The green paint on the statue is a reference to the store's Irish heritage and its Shamrock Brand of meats. [map]

This Turkey statue in Turkey is located in front of the fire station. [map]

This Turkey statue in Cuero is installed in front of a H.E.B. supermarket which opened in 2015. Cuero claims to be the Turkey Capital of the World. [map]

Wild Turkey
Boscobel, WI
This Wild Turkey statue was installed on a trailer next to Bob's Auto Body for many years. Boscobel is the Wild Turkey Hunting Capital of Wisconsin. Around 2017, the Turkey was moved to Wild Side Sporting Goods. That store closed and I think the Turkey has been moved. Does anyone know where he is?

More Turkeys:
Jack the Turkey (Hartford, CT)
Bob the Town Turkey (Woodstock, GA)
National Wild Turkey Federation (Edgefield, SC)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Blacksburg, VA)
Wild Turkey (La Riviere, MB)

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