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Bowie, Texas: World's Largest Bowie Knife

A death-dealing hunk of Wild West cutlery next to the "Welcome to Bowie" sign. The steel blade alone is over 14 feet long. Unveiled April 2016; certified as "World's Largest" in June 2017.

E. Wise St., Bowie, TX
On the northbound side of US 81/E. Wise St., at the east edge of town.
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Bowie Knife.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

Nice storyboard about how the knife went from idea to concept to funding to building to being erected. The site could use a restroom.

[Tim Schaal, 09/14/2022]

World's Largest Bowie Knife info.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

The World's Largest Bowie Knife is 0.5 miles off the main highway.

[Perry Rodrigue, 03/16/2022]

Bowie Knife.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

Now THAT'S a knife.

[Ted, 02/14/2022]

World's Largest Bowie Knife.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

My nephews liked this! They have a big sign telling you all about the knife!

[Laura Perez, 03/17/2020]
World's Largest Bowie Knife

The town of Bowie made sure that this is an easy attraction to approach, except for the rather sharp exit off of the highway. They included a little parking lot, and large signs containing more information than you probably wanted about a big knife. Remember to pose for a picture as if the knife is coming out of your chest for the complete World's Largest Bowie Knife experience.

[S. Michael Wilson, 03/09/2020]

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