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.

Address:
180 Main St E, Shelburne, ON, Canada
Directions:
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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