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Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings

Main Road, Legerwood, Tasmania 7263, Australia
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An unexpected treat

During my tour of Tasmania the coach made a small detour to visit the Legerwood Chainsaw Carvings... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Amazing timber carvings

Stop for an amazing photo opportunity of these fantatsic wood carvings of WW1 soldiers and other... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Debbie H
Brisbane Region, Australia
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Main Road, Legerwood, Tasmania 7263, Australia
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

During my tour of Tasmania the coach made a small detour to visit the Legerwood Chainsaw Carvings - a monument to local men who died in battle during World War 1. The monument consists of 25 sculptures carved out of trees which had originally been...More

1  Thank Aygee2014
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Stop for an amazing photo opportunity of these fantatsic wood carvings of WW1 soldiers and other items.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a memorial to those local people and their families who were killed in WWI. It has an interesting history as the memorial trees were planted along the main street by the families of the fallen. However, in 2001 the trees were declared dangerous...More

2  Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees are trees sculpted into World War One soldiers in Dorset, Tasmania. The 25 statues depict the fallen men they were planted for in 1918.A little out of the way but worth taking the time to visit.

Thank matobin7
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was one of the highlights of our (4 overseas and 2 WA visitors) visit to Tasmania - a tribute to to local people who lost their lives in wartime. The carvings are spectacular carved out by local artist, Eddie Freeman - each one telling...More

1  Thank AussieDiver53
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We were told to go here a little out of the was but would have been disappointed if we had missed this it was amazing and such history would highly recommend

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is just off the highway and certainly well work the 3 k drive from the turn off. Absolutely amazing skill and dedication to keeping some of the many diggers lives going. The skill in these pieces are amazing and I have never seen anywhere...More

1  Thank Liz T
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Hats off to this community who arranged for these amazing chainsaw tributes to the fallen when the trees from their memorial avenue were condemned. Admire the skill it took to carve these poignant reminders of the people that were lost during WW1. This is a...More

Thank trishas_trips55
Reviewed 27 March 2017

An amazing collection of carved memorial tributes to 9 soldiers lost to the war. Nice little kiosk selling souvineers, coffee etc and clean toilets. Plenty of parking. Not to be missed. Free entry.

Thank smbdbb
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were told about the carved trees at Legerwood when we visited the RSL War Museum in Scottsdale and we were really pleased we made the effort to see them. The work done by chainsaw artist, Eddie Freeman, is absolutely sensational and a great tribute...More

1  Thank Ian J
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