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Rossford, Ohio: Robert Wadlow's Shoe

A wayward size 37AA shoe left behind by the world's tallest man, Robert Wadlow, displayed for years in a now closed department store, is an important artifact at the town library.

Rossford Public Library

720 Dixie Hwy., Rossford, OH
Rossford Public Library. I-75 exit 99 west onto Miami St. and OH 65, go 1.3 miles to library.
M-Th 9-8, F-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Robert Wadlow shoe.

Robert Wadlow's Shoe

That's a big shoe! Nicely preserved and protected in its acrylic box. Plenty of information presented. Be sure to get a selfie with the giant actual-size picture of Wadlow on the wall.

[Luv2RV, 09/16/2023]

Robert Wadlow shoe.

Robert Wadlow's Shoe

When you enter the library, go left and the shoe is in a case in the center of the aisle. In the back room they have a picture of Robert Wadlow on the wall you can take a photo with.

[Liza, 06/18/2015]
Robert Wadlow's Shoe

The Rossford Public Library has a glass display case containing a shoe which was made for the world's tallest man, Robert Wadlow, a sometime resident. 720 Dixie Highway.

[Jonathan Cooperman, 11/05/2014]

Robert Wadlow (1918-1940) was over 8 ft. 11 in. tall. He left a trail of shoes behind on a shoe company's promotional tours.

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