Thursday, December 31, 2020

Turtle Boy

Turtle Boy is considered the mascot and an Icon of Worcester. The iconic Burnside fountain or bronze sculpture is located by City Hall on the corner of Worcester Common in Worcester Massachusetts.  Originally designed and sculpted by Charles Y. Harvey. and finished by Sherry Fry after his unfortunate demise. The fountain was a commission from Harriet Burnside left in her will to finance a Memorial for her father. The water fountain originally supplied fresh water for horses and other animals in the area.