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Bryant Pond, Maine: World's Largest Telephone

An old-fashioned candlestick phone, 14 feet tall. Bryant Pond was the last town in the U.S. to give up their hand-cranked telephones.

1 N. Main St., Bryant Pond, ME
On the south side of Hwy 26/Main St. just west of the post office.
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Bryant Pond, Maine - Giant Telephone To Honor Towns Tenacity
World's Largest Telephone:

The people of Bryant Pond were the last in the U.S. to use hand-cranked telephones. And they celebrated it on October 13, 2008 by unveiling a 14-foot-tall, jet black candlestick phone with a big crank.

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World's Largest Telephone.

World's Largest Telephone

An enjoyable oddity. There is a parking lot where you can park and get out to take photos. It was interesting to learn that this style phone was used until 1983 in this town.

[Kate, 09/17/2020]

Giant phone.

World's Largest Telephone

I visited this telephone yesterday. It is right next to the post office. Five miles up the road, on the same side of the road, is a giant rolling pin.

[Katie, 05/27/2013]

The rolling pin is in fact a giant dowel, in front of a former dowel mill. The two do look a lot alike.

World's Largest Telephone.

World's Largest Telephone

You can't miss this thing. The World's Largest Telephone stands right next to the post office.

[Aaron Tomlinson, 05/28/2010]

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