World's Largest Ball of Twine

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Darwin, Minnesota
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World's Largest Ball of Twine - Weird Al Yankovic visited and was so inspired, he wrote a song. ;)
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World's Largest Ball of Twine Jul 18, 2010
If you're driving through central Minnesota near Darwin, you might as well stop to see the "World's Largest Ball of Twine" assembled by one person. Its a quick visit, but a good reason to get out and stretch your legs on a road trip. A man named Francis A. Johnson assembled this massive ball of twine starting in March 1950. He wrapped for four hours every day for 230 weeks. Johnson's twine ball measures 3 meters (12 ft) in diameter and weighs 4,900 kg (10,400 lbs). Once a year on the second Saturday of August, Darwin celebrates "Twine Ball Day of Champions". There is also a small volunteer museum next door where you can learn more about the twine ball and the town. Souvenir merchandise is available too. Perhaps after your visit, you'll be inspired to write a song about it too, much like Weird Al Yankovic's song "The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota". :)

Note: There is a larger twine ball in Cawker City, KS, but it was assembled by the community.
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the_bill says:
I hear it's being considered for UNESCO World Heritage status. ;-)
Posted on: Dec 05, 2013
Rumor says:
Who knew? LOL Must see!
Posted on: Dec 05, 2013
shirlan says:
Just watched the movie Michael with John Travolta the other day. He had to stop and look at the largest ball of twine! :-)
Posted on: Jul 24, 2010
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