Thomasville, North Carolina: World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair Team Field Report

Main St., Thomasville, NC
Downtown, at Main St. and Salem St.
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World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair
Thomasville calls itself "Chair City" and "Chair Capital of the South," so it makes sense that it erected a giant chair in its downtown. Report...

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Mural of the World's Largest Chair

World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair

The World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair in Thomasville continues to be a well-cared-for town landmark. To augment your pilgrimage, head to the street corner immediately behind the chair (on the right if you are looking at the chair). There's a painted brick wall mural. The World's Largest Chair -- how it looked in the mid-20th century, before the claim was revised to include "Duncan Phyfe" -- is surrounded by colorful flowers.

[ Team, 12/21/2019]

Thomasville chair.

World's Largest Duncan Phyfe Chair

Impressive up close, in a pretty location, with a nice garden in front of it, railroad tracks next to it, picnic tables right behind it. The chair was up so high that it was a little awkward to take a decent picture. Definitely worth the trip if in the area.

[Danielle, 10/05/2011]

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