Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada: Joe's Scarecrows

A field of scarecrows in Halloween masks, arranged in lines and circles. This attraction may have been disassembled after the creator's death in 2011.
Address:
Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS, Canada
Directions:
West side of Cape Breton Island, a few miles south of Cheticamp.
Hours:
Sept. 2012: Reported gone
RA Rates:
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Joe's Scarecrows

Joe's scarecrows are no longer there. He died last year and the wife dug them all up. But a few were tranplanted to an ice cream stand south of Cheticamp, just north of the post office, and north of Ole Joe's place.

[joe houten, 09/05/2012]
Ring around the scare-crosie... Joe's Scarecrows

Scarecrows galore. Must see, just because it's so random and sweet. On the west side of Cape Breton Island along Cabot Trail.

[Marcy, 08/26/2010]
President's Row. Joe's Scarecrows

This is definitely unlike any other attraction we have ever seen. Dozens of scarecrows with Halloween masks for faces and dressed in various outfits stand in semicircles next to a small shop near Cheticamp in Acadia, Nova Scotia. Each scarecrow bears an index card with the scarecrow's description. Truly memorable and more than a bit disconcerting - a wonderful combination.

[Andy Jones, 08/10/2002]

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