Canton, Ohio: Willie The Whale

Walking into his gaping mouth if you dare. Willie is the last surviving attraction from a 1950s Mother Goose park.

City Field Park

Schroyer Ave. SW, Canton, OH
City Field Park. On the west side of Schroyer Ave. SW, between 5th and 6th Sts SW. Park in the little gravel lot. Willie is a short walk to the north and slightly to the left.
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Willie The Whale.

Willie The Whale

Willie is the last standing attraction from Mother Goose Land, which was open from the 1950s to the 1980s. A Mother-Goose-inspired mural was added in 2014.

[Kelly, 06/04/2017]

According to Debra Jane Seltzer over at, Willie's mouth had once been bricked up to keep homeless people from sleeping inside him.

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