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Oxford, Mississippi: World's Largest Cedar Bucket (Gone)

Seven feet tall, displayed outdoors in a little gazebo, it can hold 1,500 gallons of water. Assumed the "World's Largest" title when an even larger cedar bucket in Tennessee was mysteriously consumed by flames. Removed in May 2023.

Cedar Bucket Furniture Co.

Cedar Bucket Furniture Co. On the south side of Hwy 6/US Hwy 278, at the intersection of CR 317, a mile west of the intersection of Clear Creek Rd/CR 313.
Removed in May 2023.

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World's Largest Cedar Bucket

In 2022 the Cedar Furniture Company went out of business and the property was put up for sale. In early 2023 the cedar bucket was removed and all of its signage was taken down. As of June 2023 the building remains vacant, and there is no word on the bucket, or information on where it was taken.

[Ken S., 06/27/2023]

World's Largest Cedar Bucket.

World's Largest Cedar Bucket

Looks like the bucket underwent a remodel! It doesn't appear to be the world's larges,t as there is one in TN that is really big too, but regardless, worth a stop!

[Mallory Billings, 05/06/2019]
World's Largest Cedar Bucket

I actually missed seeing this the first time I drove by and had to backtrack to find it. If you are heading west from Oxford, the Bucket is six miles west of the west end of the bypass and its junction with Jackson Ave. It is between the directional signs for the towns of Burgess and Clear Creek.

[signmanjoe, 08/06/2015]

World's Largest Cedar Bucket.

World's Largest Red Cedar Bucket

Labeled the "World's Largest Red Cedar Bucket," it stands outside the Cedar Bucket Furniture Company, built in 1985 by the owner's son as a promotional gimmick. An arson attack on the reigning World's Largest Red Cedar Bucket, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in June 2005 reduced that one to charcoal. The Daily Mississippean noted our coverage, and reported that Oxford's is apparently the new king of the buckets. It's 7-ft. tall, 6-ft. wide at the top, and would hold 1,500 gallons or so of water (perhaps a good state of readiness if bucket arsons are common).

[ Team, 11/07/2005]

June 2013: Photo added.

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