Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada: Birdhouse City

Built by the late Doug Harnes, the city is nearly 100 different birdhouses on poles in a small field. There's a mini hospital, a McDonald's, and even a Leaning Tower of Pisa birdhouse.

Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area

Address:
200 Union St., Prince Edward, ON, Canada
Directions:
Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area. On the east edge of Picton, on the south side of Hwy 8/Union St. Birdhouse City is next to the road, but park behind it in the Conservation Area.
Admission:
$5 parking (not monitored)
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Picton Courthouse birdhouse.

Birdhouse City

Located within Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area is Birdhouse City. It was a the project of the late Doug Harnes. He started with just one birdhouse mansion, then continued to create a whole city, around 100 or so different birdhouses. There are birdhouse planes, trains, hospitals, and even a McDonald's! Sadly, many of the birdhouses are in disrepair, and several have fallen off their perches or are missing.

[Stash, 10/17/2020]

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