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Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada: The Liars Bench

Painted as a prank in 1942, but people sit on it and lie anyway.

75 McGee St., Springhill, NS, Canada
Southwest edge of town, on the northwest corner of Hwy 2/McGee St. and Herrett Rd.
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Liars Bench.

The Liars Bench

Named and painted as a prank by local teenagers in 1942. The old folks liked the attention, and kept sitting on the bench, telling tall tales.

[Max, 01/31/2018]

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