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Smithville, Texas: Smitty: World's Largest Gingerbread Man

The mold from the town's Guinness World Record 20-foot-tall edible cookie was turned into a permanent monument (The cookie was eaten). Named "Smitty," the Gingerbread Man was taken down for a cleaning in mid-March 2017, returned in late Nov. 2018.

Main St., Smithville, TX
South end of Main Street in Smithville, at the intersection of Main and First Streets.
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World's Largest Gingerbread Man.

Smitty: World's Largest Gingerbread Man

Hard to find -- the Gingerbread Man is back in the trees at the left end of the little park.

[Amy, 06/29/2020]
Smitty, World's Largest Gingerbread Man

As of last week, Smitty, all cleaned up and shiny, was returned to his place at the end of Main Street.

[Fran Hunter, 12/07/2018]
World's Largest Permanent Gingerbread Man

It is no longer standing as of 25 March 2017.

[Ti, 04/07/2017]

The Gingerbread Man was taken down for a cleaning in mid-March. The town says it plans to have him back up again soon.

Gingerbread Man.

World Record Gingerbread Man Monument

Pretty cute, the Gingerbread Man Monument is definitely worth the stop... And you can get a great picture.

[Alyssa, 11/15/2013]

Gingerbread Man.

World Record Gingerbread Man Monument

Smithville is a neat little stop. There are many photo opportunities at the welcome center where Smitty the Gingerbread Man is located.

[Courtney, 08/05/2011]

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