Rockport, Maine: Andre the Seal Statue

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Rockport Marine Park

Address:
Harbor View Drive, Rockport, ME
Directions:
From US Hwy 1, at the stoplight south of Rockport, turn east onto West St (toward the water). Drive a quarter-mile, then at the T turn left onto Pascal Ave. The entrance to Rockport Marine Park will be a quarter-mile on the right; a sharp, downhill turn.
Phone:
207-236-0676
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Andre the Seal.

Andre the Seal Statue

A life-size statue of harbor seal Andre, Rockport's famous and beloved mascot, was dedicated in 1978. Andre, who spent summers in Rockport, unveiled it himself.

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Andre the Seal

Andre has his face back after some surgery. Last summer he was faceless. Today I dropped by to see him and he has a new face! Nice work. He's looking good!

[Tim O'Brien, 06/10/2021]

Andre the Seal.

Andre the Seal

Rockport harbor is still beautiful, but poor Andre has seen better days. Vandals have knocked away nearly all of his face, making it a pitiful sight for sure. Hopefully, the statue, which is a tribute to a heart-warming story, can be fixed.

[Tim O'Brien, 09/29/2020]

As it turns out, it isn't vandalism -- it's plastic surgery. Andre's face has been experiencing cracks, so it's been taken to the seal statue hospital for repairs.


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