Iroquois Falls, Ontario, Canada: 20-Foot-Tall Guy-Paul Treefall

A Canadian version of Paul Bunyan, apparently more inclined toward friendly chat than chopping down forests, and minus Babe the Blue Ox.
Address:
ON-11, Iroquois Falls, ON, Canada
Directions:
South of town. On the westbound side of ON-11/Trans-Canada Hwy, one km south of its intersection with ON-67.
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20-Foot-Tall Guy-Paul Treefall

Standing 20 feet tall, an axe at his side, Guy-Paul Treefall -- nicknamed "The Storyteller" or in French, "Le Raconteur" -- is a massive lumberjack beckoning tourists into the small paper mill town. Along with a new log cabin-esque Artisan and Craft Display and Information Centre, the lumberjack is a tie to Iroquois Falls' forestry history, which is the reason for the town's existence. The sculpture was crafted by artist Denys Heppell from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec.

[Lynne Page, 07/01/2018]

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