Grand Rapids, Minnesota: Bunyan's Adirondack Chair

A plaque on the front identifies it as "Paul Bunyan's Chair." The Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz sat in it for a time, but then moved to the Judy Garland Museum elsewhere in town.

Address:
18 NE 4th St., Grand Rapids, MN
Directions:
Downtown, on the southeast corner of US Hwy 2/NE 4th St. and US Hwy 169/N. Pokegama Ave.
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Bunyan's chair.

Paul Bunyan's Adirondack Chair

Paul Bunyan's chair is huge, and there are no signs that say "Keep Off" here. It's been painted red, so it photographs well. Looks like the town is taking care of it. The chair is located on a busy street intersection, but there is a parking lot behind it that's easily accessible.

[Deb Miller Marschke, 08/19/2017]
Bunyan's Adirondack Chair, But No Tin Man

There was no Tin Man sitting on Bunyan's Adirondack Chair downtown -- but we did see the Tin Man sitting on the ground outside the Judy Garland Museum south of town. Maybe he was pulled back near Oz for oiling and repair?

[E.W.Burdorff, 10/15/2014]

Tin Man on Big Chair.

Paul Bunyan's Chair and Tin Man

Paul Bunyan's Chair and the Tin Man can be found on Highway 169 - across the street from a yoga studio.

[Shannon Martin, 07/05/2014]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Judy Garland MuseumJudy Garland Museum, Grand Rapids, MN - 2 mi.
Big Bear StatueBig Bear Statue, Hill City, MN - 17 mi.
Northern Pike StatueNorthern Pike Statue, Deer River, MN - 14 mi.
In the region:
Wood Tick Races, Cuyuna, MN - 53 mi.

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