Montague, Michigan: World's Largest Weather Vane

48 feet tall, topped with a lumber schooner whose sails catch the wind.
Address:
Water St., Montague, MI
Directions:
Downtown, along the waterfront, at Dowling and Water Sts.
Phone:
231-894-8265
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
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World's Largest Weathervane

The Weather Vane is impressive and worth a stop if you're in the area. Just SE from the Vane (how convenient) we discovered a Dog & Suds Root Beer stand. Great place for a quick bite. Tables overlook the nearby lake and canal.

[J Nichols, 07/31/2012]
Giant Weather Vane. World's Largest Weather Vane

We passed this huge weather vane on a trip to Western Michigan to visit lighthouses. We happened by this and had to take a picture. It was an added pleasure between the White River Lighthouse and Little Point Sable Lighthouse.

[Ennazus, 06/10/2006]

The claimed World's Largest Weather Vane is 48 ft. tall and features a lumber schooner. A larger "weather vane," is in Whitehorse, Yukon in Canada -- a pole-mounted Douglas DC-3 plane that turns with the wind. However, if you are out lighthousing, Montague's weather vane is the one for you.

World's Largest Weather Vane

This is the huge weathervane in Montague Michigan, right near Lake Michigan and White Lake. About two miles away is a very cool and redone original A&W drive in! Roadside Heaven!

[Cara Barillas, 05/21/2006]
World's Largest Weathervane

What is billed as the World's Largest Weather Vane sits on the shores of White Lake in Montague, Michigan. It's aluminum, 48 feet tall with a 26-foot wind arrow, adorned with a 14-foot replica of a 19th-century Great Lakes schooner. Weather station in base.

[Jordan, 01/01/2006]
World's Largest Weather Vane

This giant weather vane sits on the shores of White Lake. The hand-formed aluminum weather vane is 48 feet high, 14 feet long, and weighs 4,300 pounds.

[S.A. Love, 03/09/2003]

It is an ornate, olde timey looking thing with a metal masted ship at the top. Features a weather station in the base. Also note a competing claim of World's Largest Weather Vane in Whitehorse, Yukon , Canada. That one is a DC-3 plane at Whitehorse Intl. Airport that spins on a pole when the wind changes direction....

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