Town of Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Man

Man - Steve Robinson

Designer: Unknown

Built: 1998-1999

Dimensions:
Stump Height: 4 Feet (1.2 Metres)
Statute Height: 8 Feet (2.4 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Wood

Location:
At Welcome Inns, 41 James Street
Across the street from the fairgrounds

Reason for Building:

Built for the Welcome Inns

Additional Information:

Back in the sixties or seventies, Dutch Elm Disease went through the area and they had to cut down many large trees. They kept the stump and had a woodcarver come in and carve the figures. Antigonish and surrounding area (including Auld's Cove) has many chainsaw carvings.

That is the Photographer's sons Brandon and Kyle, in the photo.

Information Source: Bradley McDonald and Kevin Cusack

Picture Source: Steve Robinson

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Created By DMY on November 29, 2002
Last Updated: May 14, 2004