Boissevain, Manitoba, Canada: Tommy the Giant Turtle

Rearing upright on his hind legs, Tommy holds both a Canadian and American flag, as he stands only a few kilometers north of the U.S.-Canada border.
Address:
Mountain St., Boissevain, MB, Canada
Directions:
South edge of town, at the intersection of Hwys 10 and 443 (Mountain St).
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Tommy the Giant Turtle

Giant turtle at the site of now defunct turtle races.

[J lourie, 02/15/2003]

The 22-ft. tall fiberglass statue stands on rear legs and holds both a Canadian and American flag. It was built in 1974 in conjunction with Boissevain's Turtle Derby.

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