Small Town Minnesota Is Home To The Largest Ball of Twine Built By One Person In The United States

Here in Minnesota, we have a lot to be proud of. Not only is our state home to more than 10,000 lakes, but we also have a shoreline that’s one of the biggest in the world. And Minnesota superlatives do not stop there. We have one of the largest state fairs in the nation, and the Twin Cities are said to house the second-most theater seats per capita outside of New York.

Each of these feats is certainly impressive. But for the small town of Darwin, Minnesota, the state’s other natural and cultural accomplishments pale in comparison to what is on offer there. In this tiny town 60 miles outside of Minneapolis, the largest ball of twine built by one person draws in visitors from miles around. Read on below to learn about the history and stats of this Minnesota roadside wonder:

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Have you ever visited the largest ball of twine? What other roadside attractions in Minnesota do you enjoy? Let us know in the comments! Also be sure to check out our article about the Jolly Green Giant statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota.

Address: 1st St, Darwin, MN 55324, USA