Town of Meaford, Ontario

The Big Apple

Apple Thumb
Designer: Unknown

When Built: 1974

Dimensions:
Diameter: 15 Feet (4.6 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass and spruce

Location:
Sykes Street North in downtown Meaford.

Reason for Building:

It is the tourist information centre.

Additional Information:

It is Ontario's oldest Big Apple tourist information centre

The area is the largest single apple producing region of Ontario.

It is open from the May long weekend until Thanksgiving. In May, June and September it is only open on weekends. July and August it is open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Information Sources: Donna Gorrie with the Meaford and District Community Partners

Pictures Sources: http://www.meaford.com/town/attractions.htm

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Created By DMY on March 18, 1999
Last Updated: August 31, 2001