Seymour, Wisconsin: Home of the Hamburger
Several towns claim to be the birthplace of the hamburger. Seymour celebrates with giant burger and burger chef statues. Annual Burger Fest is in Early August. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
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Recently visited Seymour and the Home of the Hamburger. Except for a coating of snow the statue of Hamburger Charlie Nagreen and the grill used in 1989 to cook the world largest hamburger (at the time) are in great shape. The statue and grill are located on the North end of the downtown district right off of N. Main St. (Hwy 55) on Depot St. A railroad museum is also located on the grounds.[Mark Bertieri, 02/14/2008]
August 4th was the yearly Hamburger Celebration of the fact that Seymour is Home of the Hamburger... this year we are made an 8,000 pound hamburger to celebrate... There was a ketchup slide, and a ton of other activities including a parade and several live bands throughout the day.[Theresa Laakso, 08/11/2001]
Seymour, Wisconsin, one of at least five towns claiming to be the birthplace of the hamburger, has put a stake in the ground to enhance its boast. Last weekend, as part of its annual Burger Fest, residents cooked a four-ton hamburger--equal in pre-cooked weight to 32,000 Quarterpounders.... [08/11/2001] Complete News Story
Will cook the world's largest hamburger on August 4, 2001 -- 8,000 pounds. Parade, Catsup slide, Bun toss and many other activities, plus Hamburger Hall of Fame. Lots of fun for the family![Harold, 08/03/2001]