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White River, Ontario, Canada: Winnie the Pooh's Hometown

Colorful statue of Winnie the Pooh stuck in a tree recalls the original orphaned female black bear cub, sold on the White River train platform to an army veterinarian (who later moved to "Winnie"-peg) for $20 in 1914. The bear became the regimental mascot. Later lived in the London Zoo, where she inspired author A.A. Milne. Museum features Pooh exhibit.

555 Elgin St, White River, ON, Canada
Statue in the park next to the Tourist Information Centre. Displays at the White River Heritage Museum, 200 Elgin St.
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Winnie the Pooh's Hometown

Winnie the Pooh was born in White River.

[Donna, 07/14/2022]

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