Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada: Statue of Mayor Dressed as a Pirate

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Maffeo Sutton Park

Address:
Arena St., Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Directions:
Maffeo Sutton Park. Take Hwy 1/Trans-Canada Hwy into downtown. Just south of the bridge turn east onto Comox Rd, then quickly left onto Cliff St. Park and walk east into the park. The statue stands on the north end of the bridge across the lake.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Statue of Mayor Dressed as a Pirate

Mayor Frank Ney is immortalized in bronze, standing atop a rock, dressed in the gaudy pirate costume he would wear during the town's annual bathtub race, which he created in 1967.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/15/2018]

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Pirate mayor.

Statue of Mayor Dressed as a Pirate

There are several interesting statues and monuments in this park, but the mayor takes the cake.

[Clark W, 06/05/2022]

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