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.

S. 6th St., Marshall, IL
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]


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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