Lincoln, Illinois: Big Ball Of String

An old storefront window, now part of a private residence, displays a large ball of string.
127 Sangamon St., Lincoln, IL
NE of Pulaski St., north side of Sangamon St. in former storefront window.
Visible in the window.
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Ball of string.

Big Ball Of String

The storefront is under construction and there are sheets pulled over the windows. You can see the ball of string from the side, but all of the Lincoln memorabilia was gone.

[Lauren, 09/12/2017]

Precariously close to rolling into the unworthy realm. When anyone spots an improved attitude towards big string ball display, let us know!

Big Ball Of String

When I went there, the ball of string was covered over by a shade so I couldn't see it.

[Michael Almony, 07/15/2017]

Twine ball in store window.

Giant Ball Of String

A ball of string is in an old storefront window that is now a private residence.

[Vince, 05/28/2014]

Not bad -- though not competing with the true bruisers of the string- and twine-gathering world.

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