We use own and third party which among other things collect data on your surfing habits to show customized advertising and perform analysis using our site cookies.
If you go on surfing, we will consider you accepting its use. OK More information

Paul Bunyan statue, Maine

info_outlineInformation in English

Paul Bunyan is a mythological lumberjack who appears in tall tales of American folklore. He is usually believed to be a giant as well as a lumberjack of unusual skill.

The statue was donated to Bangor in 1959, on Bangor's 125th anniversary, by New York-based builders Messmoor & Damon. It was designed by local artist J. Norman Martin, who was reportedly paid $137 for his efforts.

Mainester Stephen King bestowed brief pop culture celebrity on the statue, when he brought it to life in the 1986 novel, 'IT'.

Other records about this

World's Largest Axe (178.95km)

Bewitched statue, Salem (250.92km)

Turtle Boy, Worcester (349.05km)

Giant lobster in Shediac, New Brunswick (473.73km)

Giant potato in Potato museum, O'Leary, Prince Edward Island (512.26km)

Nipper the RCA Dog, Albany (557.12km)