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Cawker City in Mitchell County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine

Thrift + Patience = Success

 
 
World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine Marker
Inscription.  
Started by
Frank Stoeber
in 1953


7,801,766 feet
17,886 pounds
2006

1988 circumference 40' 3"
14,687 lbs.

 
Erected by Cawker City Community Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksNatural Resources. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 39° 30.553′ N, 98° 26.021′ W. Marker is in Cawker City, Kansas, in Mitchell County. Marker is on Wisconsin Avenue (U.S. 24) near Lake Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cawker City KS 67430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homestead of J. Gledhill (here, next to this marker); Cawker City (within shouting distance of this marker); Waconda Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away); Waconda Springs / Glen Elder State Park (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sod and Stubble (approx. 5.8 miles away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. 5.9 miles
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away); The Founding of Downs, Kansas (approx. 5.9 miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cawker City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ball of Twine, Cawker City. Kansas Sampler Foundation: 8 Wonders of Kansas Overall entry (Submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. World's Largest Ball of Twine. World's Largest Things entry (Submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine Marker
World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine and Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
3. World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine and Markers
World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
4. World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine
Cawker City Welcome Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
5. Cawker City Welcome Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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