Cardston, Alberta, Canada: Fay Wray King Kong Fountain

Hollywood actress Fay Wray's home town remembers her with a fountain and a metal cutout that incorporates a tiny Fay and a big King Kong.
Address:
Main Street, Cardston, AB, Canada
Directions:
Main Street between the river and Westwood Regional School No. 9.
Admission:
Free.
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Fay Wray Fountain.

Fay Wray Fountain

The actual fountain is nice, but small and unremarkable. On the other hand, the Fay Wray sign brings great nostalgia to fans of the original King Kong movie.

[Jon Morgan, 06/30/2018]

Entrance sign.

Fay Wray Fountain

The small border town of Cardston, Alberta Canada was the home to iconic Hollywood actress Fay Wray. Located on South Main Street is the Fay Wray Fountain, a small memorial that the locals erected to honor their favorite daughter.

The fountain is small and made of stone and beside it is a giant metal sign with an image of King Kong and Fay cut into it. For a cut metal sign, the detail on the hair is rather detailed and impressive.

The fountain is located south of Downtown Cardston just before you cross the river (if heading South).

[Todd Knaperek, 09/09/2010]

Aug. 2017: photo added.

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