Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada: The Fathers of Confederation Tree

A dead tree was carved by local artist Bruce Hebert into a kind of vertical Mt. Rushmore, featuring the heads of four of the "Fathers of Confederation," the men who put Canada together, who all came from this town.

Victoria St. W., Amherst, NS, Canada
On the south edge of downtown, on the east side of Victoria St. W./Hwy 6, just north of Copp Ave.
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The Fathers of Confederation Tree.

The Fathers of Confederation Tree

Blink and you'll miss it, but interesting detour nonetheless. Looks like the tree is rotting.

[Lady Amanda, 05/05/2016]

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