5 Cool Signs You Need to See

By Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau on September 16, 2020

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Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Whether you're driving the highway or downtown streets, signs are everywhere you look. Which signs catch your attention?

Here are some of our Abilene favorites!

1. Tornado Alley Lanes - 2209 N Buckeye

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One of the first things people see when existing Kansas I-70 is this phenomenal sign for Tornado Alley Lanes. Not only is it huge, but it was also recently refurbished. Instagram users love snapping selfies with this beauty! 

2. Abilene Downtown Antique Mall / Mud Creek Antiques - 313 N Buckeye Ave

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This sign couldn't be more perfect for Abilene Downtown Antiques / Mud Creek Malls! Make sure to check it out at night; it's a blue light beauty! And if signs are your thing, take a look at the booths inside for vintage advertising and other signs. 

3. Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum - 321 N Broadway

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This iconic sign is featured in many historic photos of downtown Abilene including this one:

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Doesn't this remind you of Bedford Falls in the holiday favorite It's a Wonderful Life?

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4. Trapp Pharmacy - 204 N Cedar

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Whether you view this sign during the day or night, it's always impressive. 

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5. Bankes / Auburn Pharmacy - 1518 N Buckeye Ave

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While not in its original downtown location, we can all agree it's good Auburn Pharmacy saved this sign. Stop in the Pharmacy to see this sign up-close, well-lit, and operational in its new location. 

And more!

These aren't the only spectacular signs you'll see in Abilene. Make sure to check out the custom signs at Lumber House True Value at 1903 N Buckeye Ave and Holt Motors at 321 N Spruce St. Both are not only impressive, but they were also made locally by Fluters Creek Metal Works.