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

This remote ball of baler twine is, by some measures, the biggest in the world. It's certainly the heaviest (approaching 23,000 pounds). A solo backyard project.

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JFK's twine ball.

JFK's Twine Ball

We found JFK's Twine Ball worth the short side trip from Hwy 53. It is located on paved roads - a big plus and easy to find. I must admit, it certainly was the biggest ball of twine I have ever seen.

[D Kern, 08/31/2010]
JFK Twine Ball

When I visited the JFK Twine Ball on June 5, 2009, I was very excited to find that JFK was home and outside working in his yard when I arrived. He introduced himself and informed us that the twine ball is now up to 19,920 pounds. Twine ball junior is 47 pounds. He also handed me a hand-written 6 page document with information about himself and the twine ball as we were leaving.

[Rob, 06/10/2009]

JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

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.
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