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Shelburne, Ontario, Canada: William Jelly Statue

19th century Ontario politician, farmer and tavern owner who helped found the village that became the town, though that took another century. 2014 statue.

180 Main St E, Shelburne, ON, Canada
Jack Downing Park, Main St. and William St.
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William Jelly.

William Jelly Statue

Shelburne has a statue dedicated to one of its early settlers, a man named William Jelly. He built the town's first hotel and tavern, so his statue shows him pouring some type of booze into a big chalice.

[Signmanjoe, 12/31/2016]

"If my bar is to succeed, I must build a town around it," vowed our imagined William Jelly. Statue unveiled in 2014.

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