Shared Experience

Mudgy and Millie Lay Strong Foundation in Coeur d’Alene

by Alexander Pavlicin

Five life-size bronze statutes of Mudgy the Moose and his hide-and-seek pal Millie the Mouse lead visitors along the 2-1/4-mile Mudgy Moose Trail to key points of interest in downtown Coeur d’Alene, Idaho: from a hiking trailhead to the public library to the lakeshore. A placard next to each statue displays a corresponding page from the Mudgy and Millie children’s picture book. The book’s proceeds benefit the library foundation and its story bonds residents and visitors alike to the surrounding community. […]