Cannelton, Indiana: World's Largest Celtic Cross Carved From Single Rock

Local artist Greg Harris single-handedly chiseled an artful Celtic cross out of the center of a 20-foot-high boulder. It took nearly two years.
Address:
5330 Blue Heron Lane, Cannelton, IN
Directions:
On the grounds of Blue Heron Vineyard. I-64 exit 79. Hwy 37 S. toward Tell City. Turn left onto Hwy 237 to Cannelton. Turn left onto Hwy 66 E. to Rocky Point (pass Cannelton Locks and Dam). Turn right onto Hwy 166, then quickly turn left onto Blue Heron Lane. Drive up the hill, follow signs and blue arrows to Blue Heron Vineyard.
Admission:
Free
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Celtic Cross.

World's Largest Celtic Cross Carved from a Single Rock

This is such an awesome site in person -- so much better than it even appears in photographs. Don't miss the smaller carved cross on the back of the stone at the entrance.

[Manny79, 05/02/2016]

Celtic Cross

World's Largest Celtic Cross Carved from a Single Rock

A Celtic cross was carved from a boulder, and is said to be the largest in the world.

[Kevin Myers, 04/10/2014]

Local artist Greg Harris hollowed out a huge 20-foot-high boulder to create the cross, which took 23 months of persistent chip, chip, chipping. May 2016: Photo added.

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