World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair.

World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair

Field review by the editors.

Thomasville, North Carolina

Built of concrete and steel in 1948 and set on a granite pedestal in 1951, the World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair is perhaps the sturdiest of America's giant chairs, and without a doubt the prettiest.

Future President Lyndon Johnson sat in it when he campaigned for VP in 1960, and its 10-foot-square seat has been graced with a procession of governors, mayors, and beauty queens over the years. You can't sit in it, but you can admire its 30-foot-tall majesty.

World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair

Address:
Main St., Thomasville, NC
Directions:
Downtown, at Main St. and Salem St.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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