Miasto Wejherowo / Instagram | Remix via Max Fleishman

Snowfall reveals the dark side of this Polish statue

The dark side of the Force has arrived in northern Poland.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Jan 27, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 7:36 am CDT

The founder of a Polish town received an accidental makeover befitting of an evil Sith.

Jakub Wejher was a nobleman who founded the large town of Wejherowo, in the northern part of Poland, in 1643. He still watches over his home thanks to a statue honoring him in the middle of the town square. While he probably doesn’t have as many costumes as the Manneken Pis statue in Brussels, Wejherowo residents will put a Santa hat on him around Christmastime.

Who needs to chase after the Rebellion when you’ve already got complete control over Wejherowo? Wejher has prime real estate right here.

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H/T Mashable | Photo viMiasto Wejherowo/Instagram | Remix via Max Fleishman

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*First Published: Jan 27, 2016, 4:56 pm CST