Black Duck, the original.

Original Black Duck Statue

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Blackduck, Minnesota

Along a busy continuum of single statue villages, Blackduck offers three civic pride statues to remind visitors that they at least slowed down here.

Downtown is the "Original Duck," which resembles a carved hunter's decoy. It's not actually the original -- this duck was built in 1942 to replace a less hardy statue. The duck measures 16 ft. long, crafted from cement, and sits on a pedestal on Main Street, next to the fire department.

Duck #2: Wayside Park Action Duck

Duck #3: Drake Motel

Original Black Duck Statue

Address:
33 Margaret Ave. NE, Blackduck, MN
Directions:
Downtown, on Margaret Ave. NE, one block north of Summit Ave., between Main St. and 1st St. E.
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