Greensburg, Kansas: World's Largest Hand-Dug Well and Meteorite

Two unrelated attractions under one roof -- until the roof blew away in a 2007 tornado. But the big hole and the space rock survived.

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Meteorite Gone; Big Well Buried

A mile-wide tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg, Kansas, on May 4, 2007. The latest report is that at least nine people died and 75% of the town was flattened.... [05/06/2007] Complete News Story

World's Largest Hand Dug Well

World's largest hand dug well and meteorite museum in Greenburg, KS is worthy of a coffee cup trinket momento.

[Kent MacCarter, 01/03/1997]

World's Largest Hand-Dug Well and Meteorite

Big Well Museum and Visitors Center

315 S. Sycamore St., Greensburg, KS
Big Well Museum and Visitors Center. On the west side of S. Sycamore St., between W. Iowa and W. Wisconsin Aves. Next to the water tower.
M-Sa 9 am - 5 pm, Su 1-5pm. (Call to verify)
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