Gold Star Village of Glendon, Alberta

Pyrogy (also spelt perogy)
on a fork

Pyrogy © 1997 Samson Yee
Designer: Matrix Contracting Ltd. (Tapper, B.C.)

When Built: 1991

Dimensions:
Height: 27 Feet (8.2 Metres)
Width: 12 Feet (3.7 Metres)
Weight: 6,000 Pounds (2,718 Kilograms)

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass and Steel

Location:
West side of the main road through town

Reason for Building:

Tourist Attraction

Additional Information:

A perogy is a staple of the eastern European (i.e. Ukrainian) diet. It is kind of like a dumpling

There were stories about this Pyrogy in papers around the world and on TV ("On the Road Again").

See personal editorial for more comments. Yes that is me, trying to take a bite out of it. Picture was taken in 1997. To give you an idea of the size, I am 6 Feet (1.8 Metres) tall.

Information Source: Village of Glendon

Pictures Sources: Samson Yee

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Created By DMY on October 1, 1998
Last Updated: September 18, 2001