Village of O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

Potato (Russet Burbank variety)

potato thumb
Designer: Pat MacHugh of Waterline Inc.

When Built: Unknown

Dimensions:
Height: 14 Feet (4.3 Meters)
Diameter: 7 Feet (2.1 Meters)

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass

Reason for Building:

To represent the potato growing and shipping in the community.

Additional Information:

It was realized through the fund raising efforts of the local potato industry and other interested parties.

The potato is in front of Canada's only potato museum.

Information Source: http://www.community.oleary.pe.ca/attractions.htm and http://www.peipotatomuseum.com/

Picture Source: http://www.community.oleary.pe.ca/attractions.htm

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Created By DMY on June 17, 1999
Last Updated: July 6, 2000