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Dresden in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World's Largest Basket

 
 
World's Largest Basket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
1. World's Largest Basket Marker
Inscription.  

The World's Largest Basket is 48 feet long, 11 feet wide, 23 feet high. This basket was made from 10 hardwood maple trees and required 2,000 employee hours of work to complete. This is a giant sized model of the popular Longabreger Market Basket with two swing handles.
 
Erected 1994.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceLandmarks.
 
Location. 40° 7.44′ N, 82° 0.724′ W. Marker is in Dresden, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is at the intersection of West 5th Street and Main Street (County Route 706), on the right when traveling east on West 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 508 Main St, Dresden OH 43821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Father John D. Kempf Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dresden Fire Department (approx. ¼ mile away); Dresden War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Porteous Mound (approx. 10.7 miles away); Roseville Pottery Company
World's Largest Basket and its corresponding marker from 5th Street image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
2. World's Largest Basket and its corresponding marker from 5th Street
(approx. 10.7 miles away); Zane Grey (approx. 12 miles away); Nelson T. Gant House (approx. 12.4 miles away); a different marker also named Nelson T. Gant House (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dresden.
 
Donor information signage image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 12, 2020
3. Donor information signage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 16, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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