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

Address:
312 S Front St, Murfreesboro, TN
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 9-4, Su 1-4. Gated after hours. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Sort of a bucket for mail.

World's Largest Cedar Bucket

Bucket is there as of Feb. 1, 2022. It's behind bars, which is very disappointing for photo ops. Still, tour the village. It's cute and has a post office replica in the country store.

[Susan, 02/04/2022]
World's Largest Cedar Bucket

Stopped by and saw the pavilion, but no bucket.

[Karen, 12/07/2019]

Bucket.

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]

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