Murfreesboro, Tennessee: World's Largest Cedar Bucket

The original 1887 bucket burned up, a victim of arson in 2005. A new giant bucket appeared in Oct. 2011. It is six feet tall and holds 1,566 gallons -- just like the original.

Cannonsburgh Village

312 S Front St, Murfreesboro, TN
Cannonsburgh Village. Downtown. I-24 exit 78 onto Old Fort Parkway. East on Old Fort until you hit Broad St. Turn right, keep in the right lane. You will go a short distance and will begin to see signs for Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village. Turn right into the entrance (which is Front St.) and keep going -- you'll see Cannonsburgh on your right.
Tu-Sa 9-4, Su 1-4. Gated after hours.
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World's Largest Cedar Bucket

Stopped by and saw the pavilion, but no bucket.

[Karen, 12/07/2019]


World's Largest Cedar Bucket

Hard to see.

[John Jones, 06/01/2015]

Since last year the fence perimeter has been beefed up with iron bars. More security = less photo opportunity.

Big bucket.

World's Largest Cedar Bucket

You burn a town's big bucket and things get serious. The big cedar bucket is on display but guarded by a large enclosure. There are plenty of photo ops in the village which houses the big cedar bucket. A collection of vintage tractors, gas pumps, and pioneer buildings are also there.

[Darren And Donna, 07/14/2014]
World's Largest Cedar Bucket

This is again the world's largest cedar bucket. They were able to restore it after the fire, so the big bucket in Oxford no longer holds the title.

[Kate, 07/19/2013]
World's Largest Cedar Bucket

As of 27 December 2012 the bucket resides in an enclosure near the original site. A keen eye can see it from the adjacent buildings. Rebuilt after the arson from 100 year old cedar and the metal rings and handle recovered from the original!

[Joe, 12/29/2012]

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