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

200 Union St., Prince Edward, ON, Canada
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.
$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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