Marshall, Illinois: World's Largest Gavel

Lawbreakers, beware this 16-foot-long hammer of justice. Unveiled on June 1, 2018. A record-breaker for real wood gavels.

Address:
S. 6th St., Marshall, IL
Directions:
Downtown. On the covered porch of the Clark County Courthouse, on the west side of S. 6th St. just south of its intersection with Old Hwy 40/Archer Ave.
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World's Largest Gavel

The World's Largest (Wooden) Gavel hangs over the door of the courthouse.

[Ian, 08/10/2018]

Giant gavel.

World's Largest Gavel

We visited the giant gavel and took some photos. It is under the porch on the east side of the courthouse.

[Dan Sherman, 07/15/2018]

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World's Largest Gavel

The giant wooden gavel is near the doors, out of the elements.

Keep an eye out for fiberglass lions here and there around town; they're decorated to represent area sports teams and businesses. There's one on the courthouse lawn.

[Kitsa, 07/14/2018]
World's Largest Gavel

Just unveiled on June 1, 2018 is the worlds largest gavel. A beautiful red oak gavel on the porch of the Clark County Government Office.

[Roy Snyder, 06/08/2018]

66 feet long, the gavel was carved by the same crew that's made other World's Largest wooden things in neighboring Casey, Illinois.


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