Fosston, Minnesota: Cordwood Pete and Tamarack

Paul Bunyan's younger brother and companion donkey, carved and painted as not-so-tall tale town residents.
Address:
N. Johnson Ave., Fosston, MN
Directions:
In a small park lot on North Johnson Ave (Cty Highway 6), just north of the intersection of US Hwy 2 and County Highway 6, downtown Fosston.
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Cordwood Pete and Tamarack Cordwood Pete and Tamarack

Location has changed. It's at the city yard waiting for repairs. About 3 blocks south behind a fence.

[Mr, 07/04/2014]

Temporary location on Rt. 6 south of 3rd St. SW, but after repairs it should be at the usual spot.

Cordwood Pete and Tamarack. Cordwood Pete and Tamarack

Cordwood Pete Pete is known in local folklore as Paul Bunyan's younger brother, who existed during the logging days and, despite being only 4'9", could do the work of two men. Here in Fosston is a woodcarved statue of Pete and his sidekick donkey Tamarack.

[BS Meyer, 08/20/2011]

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