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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

Large Rooster

The Large Rooster is located outside Weldon’s Gift Shop in Two Harbors in Minnesota’s Lake County. This 8 foot (2.4m) tall fiberglass rooster greets you as you enter the town coming north from Duluth on Highway 61. The bright red, yellow and white rooster is hard to miss and has been perched over the stretch […]

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December 17th, 2020

Native American by Peter Toth

The Native American by Peter Toth is located at the grounds of the R.J. Houle Visitor Center in Two Harbors in Minnesota’s Lake County. It was carved in 1977 by Peter Toth as part of his Whispering Giants theme where he carved one for every state. This is one of two in the series that […]

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December 17th, 2020

Rocky Taconite

Rocky Taconite is located in Silver Bay in Minnesota’s Lake County. He is a jaunty fellow made of thick iron constructed into large spheres with a hammer to make up his head and body. He was erected in 1962 and stands atop a large boulder of taconite. Rocky can be found on Highway 5 welcoming […]

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December 17th, 2020

The Beaver House Fish

The Beaver House Fish is located in Grand Marais in Minnesota’s Cook County. It is a giant walleye diving through the roof and protruding out the side of the Beaver House. It was constructed of fiberglass by local artist Jim Korf in the early 1990s. The Beaver House is in downtown Grand Marais operates as […]

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December 17th, 2020

Marina Sculptures

The Thunder Bay Marina Sculptures are located in Thunder Bay in Ontario’s Superior Country. There are over a dozen art installations at the Marina Park by local artists. “The Celebration Circle Panels” are by artists Randy and Roy Thomas, each panel references the artist’s Ahnisnabae culture including images of Turtle Island and the Thunderbird. “2 […]

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December 17th, 2020

Pinecrest Totem Pole

The Pine Crest Totem Pole is located in Nipigon in Ontario’s Superior Country. This totem pole was carved from one tree by local chain saw artist Bob Bearman. It stands tall over highway 11/17 and a depicts 9 different animals/people stacked on top of each other with a vibrant eagle with out spread wings perched […]

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December 17th, 2020

Big Powderhorn Mt. Skier

The Powderhorn Mt. skier statue is found in Bessemer, one mile east of Ironwood in Michigan’s Gogebic County. This giant fiberglass skier can be found at the entrance to Big Powderhorn Mountain. He stands on a small ski slope that reads “Skiing Capital of the Midwest” depicting the fun that visitors will have there.

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December 17th, 2020

Paddle to the Sea

Paddle to the Sea is located in the park in downtown Nipigon in Ontario’s Superior Country. “Paddle” is a giant man in a canoe statue that sits at the top of a set of stairs with a man made waterfall cascading below him. This statue is based on the Holling C. Holling’s book “Paddle to […]

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December 17th, 2020

Big Stormy Kromer Cap

The big Stormy Kromer Cap is located in Ironwood in Michigan’s Gogebic County. This is a giant red replica of the iconic Stormy Kromer cap and is located outside of the official Stormy Kromer store and factory. George “Stormy” Kromer came up with the design for this hat because he kept losing his cap due […]

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December 17th, 2020

Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is located in White River in Ontario’s Algoma Country. A statue of Winnie the Pooh sitting in a tree with a honey pot stands with flower beds surrounding it. He is positioned viewable from Highway 17 in front of the Visitor Information Centre. White River is the birth place of the original […]

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December 17th, 2020

Hiawatha, World's Largest Native American Statue

Hiawatha, World’s Largest Native American statue is located in Ironwood in Michigan’s Gogebic County. Made of fiberglass, Hiawatha stands an astounding 52 feet (15.8m) tall and weighs in at 9 tons! It was built by Gordon Displays Inc. and erected in 1964 on the site of the Old Norrie Iron Mine.

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