Penrose, Colorado: World's Oldest Giant Rocking Chair

21 feet tall, 14 feet wide, with a seat big enough to hold a dozen grumpy old people. In 1990 that was large enough for a world's largest claim.

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World's Largest Rocking Chair

The World Largest Rocking Chair, located at Doxey's Apple Shed, just north of town. According to the sign, it's 21 ft high, 14 ft wide, 9100 lbs, Hand Hewn Douglas Fir Logs, Built in 1990. Photo of Les Neva was taken August 6, 1999.

[Janice Atkins-Neva, 08/28/1999]
World's Largest Rocking Chair

Penrose has just received a Giant Rocking Chair. The 9,100 pound chair was delivered at Doxey's Apple Shed Mercantile located on Hwy 115. This chair was custom made in 1990 by Duane Simmoms of Security. It is constructed of hand-hewn aspen and is 21 feet tall and 14 feet wide. Its easy to locate; just find the very large porch.

[Osvaldo Soto aka Oz, 05/29/1999]

World's Oldest Giant Rocking Chair

115 Fremont St., Penrose, CO
Hwy 115, just north of Penrose, in front of the Apple Shed Cafe. Business owners have retired -- chair is behind fence.
Visible through fence.
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