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Andre the Gnome – Jefferson City, MO

Andre the Gnome (aka, “Andy”) is a nearly 10-foot tall garden gnome that hails from Jefferson City, near Columbia, Missouri. Carved from styrofoam with a two-part epoxy top-coating, Andre the Gnome is the creation of artist Stephen R. Feilbach who

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Whistle Soda Elves – St. Louis, MO

The Whistle Soda Elves were the mascots for the Vess Beverage Company located in St. Louis, Missouri. The elves were introduced around 1938 and appeared on Whistle orange soda products until the early 50s. The tagline for the soda was:

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The Billiken – St. Louis, Missouri

The Billiken is the official school mascot for the Saint Louis University, a Jesuit run institution located at One North Grand in St. Louis, Missori. It is also the mascot for St. Louis High School. Created in 1908 by Florence Perez,

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Rose O’Neill Museum – Walnut Shade, MO

The Rose O’Neill Museum is located in the Ozarks Hills of Taney County near Branson, Missouri at 485 Rose O’Neill Road in the town of Walnut Shade. The museum is housed inside the Bonniebrook House, a recreation of the O’Neill

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Elves Manor – St. Louis, MO

Elves Manor is located in the historic district in the Central West End of St Louis, Missouri. Built in 2001, Elves Manor offers nightly and weekly rental opportunities for those visiting the area. The two-story carriage house has two bedrooms,

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