Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin: JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine Team Field Report

8009 S. Oakdale Rd, Lake Nebagamon, WI
From Superior: Take US 53 south about four miles after it splits with US 2. Turn left on Hwy B. East on Hwy B three miles, then turn right on Hwy P (Ash St.). South almost two miles, then turn left on E. Minnesuing Rd. The first right will be S. Oakdale Rd. The ball is in an open-sided shed, on the southwest corner.
Visitors welcome, but you have to sign the journal in the Twine Ball mailbox. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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JFK's Twine Ball

JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

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Twine ball.

JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

Stopped by and JFK himself was working on the ball. Having a ball! On 05Aug20 he estimated the weight at 23,735 lbs!

[Stacey, 08/09/2020]

JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine.

JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

The twine ball was my next door neighbor growing up. I remember it when it just started out many years ago. He is 76 now and still showing it off -- and still proud of his work.

[TheKGB, 07/11/2020]

JFK and his twine ball.

JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

We visited JFK on 7-17-17. He was just as gracious as others described. The twine ball is now 10 feet tall and weighs 22,670 pounds.

[New Mexico Gal, 07/22/2017]

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