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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tommy the Turtle Monument (Mountain Street, Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

This 28-foot monument of a painted turtle on Mountain Street in Boissevain was designed by sculptor George Barone and erected in 1974 to commemorate the town’s proximity to the Turtle Mountains.

Tommy the Turtle Monument

Tommy the Turtle Monument (August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.22499, W100.05887
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Giorgio “George” Barone (1916-1992)

Sources:

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 September 2021

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