Tiffin, Ohio: Squirrels - Community Art Project

Survivors of a 2005 community art project titled, "Parade of Squirrels - We're Just Nuts About Tiffin."

Elmwood Assisted Living

Address:
54 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH
Directions:
Elmwood Assisted Living. Downtown, on the west side of Hwy 231/S. Washington St. just north of its intersection with Hwy 101/Perry St. and just south of the river.
Admission:
Free
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Squirrel.

Squirrels - Community Art Project

There are two big squirrels in downtown Tiffin. They are part of a 2005 outdoor art display named, "Parade of Squirrels - We're Just Nuts About Tiffin." I asked around if any more squirrels were available to be seen, but no one seemed to know. These two are in front of Elmwood Assisted Living.

[signmanjoe, 09/20/2014]
Squirrel Statues

These statues aren't around town anymore. There are a few in random locations. Most of them were auctioned off to private owners. You can randomly see them on people's porches.

[sally, 11/20/2007]

Squirrel statue.

Squirrel Statues - Community Art

We asked where the squirrel statues might still lurk, but didn't get much in response. The Visitors Bureau pointed us to three: two outside The Shawhan on Washington St, near Perry; another in the bureau's storefront a block south.

We did stumble on a fourth squirrel at our hotel, the Quality Inn. It's hidden in a party room.

[Steve Cook, 02/23/2007]

Squirrel statue.

Big Squirrels - Community Art Project

Grizzly-sized artists' renditions of squirrels in an un-native habitat, namely human business, politics, art, and sport. This one is titled "Taking Care of Business."

[Ed Jones, 02/03/2006]

Another Community Art Project, "Squirrels on Parade" was a temporary installation of 37 fiberglass statues decorated by artists. Some of the statues have survived as more permanent landmarks around town.


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