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Wawa, Ontario, Canada: Original Giant Wawa Goose

Large concrete goose was the town's official mascot until replaced with a "better" goose in 1963. That replacement goose has since been replaced by another, while this original goose has survived.

Young's General Store

Mission Rd/Hwy 101, Wawa, ON, Canada
Just north of Youngs General Store.
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Goose statue.

Young's General Store - Goose

Old-timey general store is filled with an assortment of items.

[Jessica, 12/12/2019]

Young's is best known for its outdoor attraction, the original giant Wawa goose. It was the World's Largest until 1963, when it was surpassed by an even larger Wawa goose about a mile down the road.

Original goose.

Original Giant Wawa Goose

The Original Giant Wawa Goose is as promised. Take a sec and check out the general store, history of the Inukshuk, and the old fire truck.

[Tanya Staddon And GnMe, 10/11/2018]

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