I lived in Barrie for thirteen years, and this structure is still an enigma to me. It spans Mulcaster Street at its intersection with Collier in downtown Barrie, and while I believe that it marks where the original city hall stood way back when, I really don't know either way. These days, it's most often used as a symbol for a city that has precious, precious few symbols aside from Kempenfelt Kelly and sprawling suburbs.
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