Mr. Peanut’s NUTmobile spotted in Dayton’s oldest neighborhood

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Residents of Dayton oldest neighborhood awoke Monday morning  to a nutty reality: a giant peanut car parked by a city curb.

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The Planters NUTmobile, Mr. Peanut’s main ride, was spotted parked on Jackson Street in the Oregon District.

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It was not immediately clear why the 26-foot long fiberglass peanut on wheels was in the neighborhood.

We have reached out to Kraft Heinz Company, Planters’ parent company, for more information.

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The NUTmobile  was spotted that afternoon in the parking lot of Town & Country Shopping Center in Kettering.

The vehicles feature smart technology, GPS

navigational systems, and a customized interior.

The NUTmobile last visited the Dayton area in 2018.

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The first plat of what would be known as the Oregon District was recorded on July 8, 1829.

The neighborhood was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

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Mr. Peanut and his Nutmoblie posed for pictures with fans, like 4-year-old Jaida Maye, at the Kroger store on Hillcrest Avenue in Dayton on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. MARSHALL GORBY / STAFF

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Mr. Peanut and his Nutmoblie posed for pictures with fans, like 4-year-old Jaida Maye, at the Kroger store on Hillcrest Avenue in Dayton on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. MARSHALL GORBY / STAFF
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Mr. Peanut and his Nutmoblie posed for pictures with fans, like 4-year-old Jaida Maye, at the Kroger store on Hillcrest Avenue in Dayton on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. MARSHALL GORBY / STAFF

Credit: HANDOUT

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