Woodruff, Wisconsin: World's Largest Penny

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820 Third Ave., Woodruff, WI
At the corner of 2nd Ave. and Hemlock St. One block west of US 51 and two blocks south of Hwy 47.
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World's Largest Penny
A big Lincoln-headed, copper-colored monument remembering 1.7 million pennies that were raised to build a local hospital. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Historical marker.

World's Largest Penny

The historical marker tells the interesting story of this penny.

[Susan Huppert, 09/16/2020]


World's Largest Penny

The actual penny is at 820 3rd Ave.

[Jamie, 11/02/2018]

Thanks for the address adjustment!

Big Penny from behind.

World's Largest Penny

We visited the "World's Largest Penny." I am not sure what I expected, but it is made out of concrete, and there is no back on the "penny."

[Big Guy, 08/25/2008]

World's Largest Penny is hugged.

World's Largest Penny

The [recent tip] picture on your website is NOT the World's Largest Penny. I am submitting a picture of the correct penny, which is a few blocks from where that picture was taken.

[Rebekah Tollard, 08/22/2007]

After a scare last week from a tipster suggesting the giant penny was gone, we called Woodruff and confirmed it had not moved. And we received recent photos from others -- such as this one -- attesting to the Big Penny's health.

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