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February 8th, 2021

The Original Wawa Goose

The Original Wawa Goose is located in Wawa in Ontario’s Algoma Country. Standing outside Young’s General Store you’ll find what was once the World’s Largest Goose until it was replaced and surpassed by an even larger goose in 1963. It was replaced a third time and the latest Goose can be found at the Wawa […]

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December 17th, 2020

Lower Harbor Ore Dock

The Lower Harbor Ore Dock is located in Marquette in Michigan’s Marquette County. It is a relic of Marquette’s iron ore mining and maritime industry used for loading ore onto lake freighters. The first ore dock ever built for the iron industry was built in Marquette in 1857. The ore dock that can be seen there […]

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December 17th, 2020

Terrace Bay Lighthouse

Terrace Bay Lighthouse is located in Terrace Bay in Ontario’s Superior Country. This structure is a 50 foot (15.2 m) tall replica of the lighthouse on the Slate Islands Provincial Park. Visitors are able to go inside and climb the stairs to the top where there is an observation deck equipped with a coin operated […]

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December 17th, 2020

Schreiber Discovery Centre & Railway Museum

The Schreiber Discovery Centre & Railway Museum is located in Schreiber in Ontario’s Superior Country. Climb aboard this museum and walk through the history of the Canadian Pacific Railway and what it means to Schreiber as an 1880s railway construction camp. You will step onto a platform modeled after a modern train station with a […]

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December 17th, 2020

Davidson Windmill and Eskolin Log House

The Davidson Windmill and Eskolin Log House is located in South Range in Wisconsin’s Douglas County. This historic windmill was built in 1900 and operated milling locally grown grains until 1926. The windmill was able to grind 300 pounds of grain every hour. The Eskolin House is a dovetail corner log cabin and was built […]

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December 17th, 2020

Pickle Barrel

The Pickle Barrel Museum is located in Grand Marais in Michigan’s Alger County. Resembling two barrels, this museum was originally built in 1926 as a summer home for William Donahey, the cartoonist of the Chicago Tribune’s “Teenie Weenie” cartoon strip. The larger barrel is 16 feet tall (4.9m) and had two stories. The interior contains […]

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December 17th, 2020

Terry Fox National Historic Monument

The Terry Fox National Historic Monument is located in the outskirts Thunder Bay in Ontario’s Superior Country. The monument is a nine foot tall bronze statue memorializing Terry Fox atop a granite and amethyst base. This site offers breathtaking views of Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant as well as a Visitor Information Centre. In […]

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December 17th, 2020

Horse Pulling logs

The Horse Pulling Logs is located at the Longlac Tourist Information Centre in Greenstone’s Longlac in Ontario’s Superior Country. It is a life sized statue of a horse pulling logs behind it. Also found at this Tourist Information Centre are two tug boats and picnic tables. It’s a great rest stop to stretch your legs, […]

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December 17th, 2020

Sault Minor Baseball

The Sault Minor Baseball is located at the Sinclair Yards Baseball field in Sault Ste Marie in Ontario’s Algoma Country. It is an enormous steel baseball that is 2,000 times larger than an average baseball. It is the Worlds Largest and weighs in at a staggering 8,620 pounds with a surface area of 314 square […]

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December 17th, 2020

Three Bears Fishing

The Three Bears Fishing is located at the Roberta Bondar Park in Sault Ste Marie in Ontario’s Algoma Country. These guys can be seen having a great time catching a mighty fish with a fishing rod off the boardwalk along the Saint Mary’s River. The Roberta Bondar Park was named in honor of Canada’s first […]

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December 17th, 2020

Beardmore Snowman

The Beardmore Snowman is located in Greenstone’s Beardmore in Ontario’s Superior Country. Greenstone is an off route of the Lake Superior Circle Tour up highway 11. This jaunty 35 foot (10.6m) tall snowman welcomes you to the quaint town of Beardmore. Through the seasons the snowman’s accessories change to suit that seasons activities – a […]

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December 17th, 2020

Birch Bark Canoe Monument

The Birch Bark Canoe Monument in Greenstone’s Longlac in Ontario’s Superior Country. Greenstone is an off route of the Lake Superior Circle Tour up highway 11. Upon entering the community of Longlac from the west, visitors are met by the monument of a birch bark canoe commissioned to memorialize the history of the Long Lake […]

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