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Popeye Mural in Chester, Illinois
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Popeye Mural in Chester, Illinois

Chester, Illinois celebrates all things Popeye the Sailor Man. It's Elzie Crisler Segar, the cartoon creator's, home town so it only makes sense that the entire town serves as a shrine to his work. In fact, many of the characters were based on residents. In Gazebo Park, next to Spinach Can Collectibles, (where the Wimpy statue lives) their dedication to the sailor man and his friends shows in this lovely ...
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Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.