Harvey, New Brunswick, Canada: Large Fiddle

Outdoors and intricately detailed. Dedicated to the memory of hometown fiddling hero Don Messer, who died in 1973.

Harvey Elementary School

Address:
Route 3, Harvey, NB, Canada
Directions:
Harvey Elementary School. East edge of town, on the north side of Hwy 3, at its intersection with Poplar Lane.
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Large Fiddle

The Large Fiddle is set back from the road. I passed it and didn't see it. When I went back in the other direction, I saw the street sign for Poplar Lane and turned into the elementary school's circular drive. There it was!

[Lucy Pfeffa, 08/30/2019]

Big fiddle.

Large Fiddle

A giant outdoor fiddle, dedicated to internationally renowned fiddler Don Messer.

[Cheryl, 08/20/2017]

Messer was born south of here in the hamlet of Tweedside. According to the fiddle's accompanying plaque, Messer was known in his early years for his "barn frolics." His variety show was one of Canada's favorite TV programs in the 1960s.

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