Franklin, Indiana: World's Largest Rocking Chair - Big John

A furniture store goes big with a towering chest of drawers and an equally scaled giant rocking chair.

Long's Furniture World

Address:
4108 S. US Hwy 31, Franklin, IN
Directions:
From Indianapolis take I-65 south to the Franklin exit. Follow Hwy 44 to US Hwy 31 and drive south, about eight miles, to the town of Amity. A couple of miles from the Amity sign is Long's Furniture World and the rocking chair on the right (just south of CR 400 S.).
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Big chair. World's Largest Rocking Chair - Big John

It's SOOO tall!

[Paul Neal Sansom, 12/02/2012]

Our attractions database contains 15 large rocking chairs battling for drive-by attention, with several claiming "World's Largest" status of one type or another. Franklin's offers the one-two punch of a Big John AND a chest of drawers. Add a giant end table with a lamp and send the other rockers home in shame!

Rocking chair. World's Largest Rocking Chair - Big John

Big John really is big! This is probably one of the largest roadside attractions I've encountered. The big chest used as an entrance to the furniture store is an added plus! Picnic tables flank the chair, acknowledging its special significance.

[Kait, 06/10/2012]
Giant Rocking Chair and Dresser

Someone reported the giant furniture at Long's Furniture World gone in July '09. I drove past them today and happily report that the store is still there and open, and Big John and the giant dresser is still there!

[lbrown, 10/20/2009]
Large Rocking Chair and Dresser

Along highway 31 north of Edinburgh you'll pass a furniture store and see a giant rocking chair. It's name is Big John. The store also has a giant dresser in front of it. If you like big things, you need to see them!

[lbrown, 06/14/2008]
Largest Rocking Chair. World's Largest Rocking Chair

Our destination was the small town of Amity, just south of Franklin, IN, to see the largest rocking chair in the world, which is located at Long's Furniture. A sign promotes it as "Home of the World's Largest Rocking Chair."

There's also a large dresser on the front of the Long's Furniture World building.

[Sumoflam, 10/17/2007]

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