Hudson, Illinois: World's Largest Square Knot

"A symbol of unity and strength," according to its accompanying plaque. Maybe eight feet high, sculpted out of metal in 2010.

Comlara Park

Address:
13001 Recreation Area Drive, Hudson, IL
Directions:
In Comlara Park, northwest of town. I-39 exit 8. Drive west on Hwy 8 for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Hwy 33/Comlara Park Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right into the park. Follow Recreation Area Drive south a half-mile to the parking lots. The Knot will be on the left, just to the right of the boat ramp.
Hours:
August 2021: Reported missing. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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World's Largest Square Knot

The sculpture is not there. The sign for it is, though.

[Heather Hoyt, 07/25/2021]

This was an official sculpture, not the fever dream handiwork of a folk artist. Its still-standing sign is possibly a clue that it may return.

World's Largest Square Knot.

World's Largest Square Knot

In Comlara Park there is a statue of a giant square knot.

[Doug Dirr, 06/15/2017]

The Knot is large, but hardly giant; maybe eight feet high. It was sculpted out of metal by Morgan Elser, and unveiled on Oct. 2, 2010, in honor of the Boy Scouts of America organization's 100th birthday.


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