Gold Star Town of Erickson, Manitoba

Viking Ship

Viking Ship © October 2000 David YanciwViking Ship © October 2000 David Yanciw
Designer: Unknown

When Built: 1983

Dimensions:
Height: 6 Feet (1.8 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Boat is Wood; Sail is cloth; Vikings are Fibreglass

Location:
West end of Main Street.

Reason for Building:

To commemorate Erickson and the R.M. of Clanwilliam Centennial in 1984

Additional Information:

The "Land of the Vikings" as the Town of Erickson is known, was first settled in the late 1800's by a group of Scandinavian immigrants. To commemorate their heritage this monument was erected. It symbolizes the drive and hard work of pioneer settlers.

Here is a close up of the boatmen
Viking Ship © October 2000 David Yanciw

Information Source: Town of Erickson

Pictures Sources: DMY

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Created By DMY on September 28, 1998
Last Updated: November 3, 2002