Oxford, Mississippi: World's Largest Cedar BucketSeven feet tall, displayed outdoors in a little gazebo, it can hold 1,500 gallons of water. Assumed the "World's Largest" title when an even larger cedar bucket in Tennessee was mysteriously consumed by flames.
Cedar Bucket Furniture Co.
- 979 Hwy 6 W., Oxford, MS
- Cedar Bucket Furniture Co. On the south side of Hwy 6/US Hwy 278, at the intersection of CR 317, a mile west of the intersection of Clear Creek Rd/CR 313.
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Labeled the "World's Largest Red Cedar Bucket," it stands outside the Cedar Bucket Furniture Company, built in 1985 by the owner's son as a promotional gimmick. An arson attack on the reigning World's Largest Red Cedar Bucket, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in June 2005 reduced that one to charcoal. The Daily Mississippean noted our coverage, and reported that Oxford's is apparently the new king of the buckets. It's 7-ft. tall, 6-ft. wide at the top, and would hold 1,500 gallons or so of water (perhaps a good state of readiness if bucket arsons are common).[Roadsideamerica.com Team, 11/07/2005]
June 2013: Photo added.