Village of Plaster Rock, New Brunswick

Fiddleheads

Fiddleheads - Gerald Kornelsen

Designer: Albert Deveau (St. Basile, NB)

Built: 1995

Dimensions:
Height: 24 Feet (7.3 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Wood

Location:
Located at the Plaster Rock Tourist Park on the bank of the Tobique River.

Reason for Building:

On Canada Day there is a Fiddlehead Festival at the park and fiddleheads are served.

Additional Information:

Fiddleheads have long been a delicacy for the residents of the Tobique River valley. They are picked in the early spring before the fiddleheads open into ferns.

It is a chainsaw wood carving.

It was dontated to the Village by Fraser Inc. Jim McInnis, a native of Plaster Rock and a Fraser timekeeper, did much of the research work and coordinated the project.

Albert Deveau also designed the Voyager also in Plaster Rock, NB, the Jacksonville, NB Farmer and the Grand Falls, NB Aboriginal Woman .

Plaster Rock also features:
deer
Deer
Voyager
Voyager

Information Source: Rilla McLean

Picture Source: Gerald Kornelsen

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Created By DMY on March 1, 1999
Last Updated: April 25, 2003