Brunswick, Missouri: World's Largest 20th Century Pecan

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Address:
113 W. Broadway St., Brunswick, MO
Directions:
Downtown. On the north side of US Hwy 24/Broadway St., just to the right of Brunswick City Hall.
Admission:
Free
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World's Largest 20th Century Pecan.

World's Largest 20th Century Pecan
12 feet long and six solid tons, it's a nutty claim to fame made of custom-painted concrete. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Pecan.

World's Largest 20th Century Pecan

Sitting in town, in a cute little park, this pecan is a great find for any nut who enjoys offbeat attractions!

[Katherine Miller, 08/09/2019]

World's Largest Pecan.

World's Largest Pecan

The World's Largest Pecan has been relocated to beautiful downtown Brunswick.

[Tina Reichert, 02/16/2014]

The giant nut was trucked into town on the back of a flatbed on July 20, 2013. It had enticed travelers on the outskirts of Brunswick since 1982.

Giant Concrete Pecan

The Giant Pecan has sucessfully been moved into the city of Brunswick, and is plainly visible from Hwy. 24. Be sure to check it out during the Pecan Festival held in early October. Note: Brunswick is the "Pecan Capital of Missouri."

[Craig Tate, 09/05/2013]
World's Largest 20th Century Pecan

We visited the pecan on 17 July 2013, and found five workmen about to move the pecan into town. Since the property has been sold, the pecan is no longer welcome in its original location, hence the proposed move. There was some concern among the workmen that they might not be able to move it without damage; one of them joked that they might end up with pecan pie if things didn't go well. Foundations were dug out and it appeared ready to move, so perhaps the next time someone visits this site, the pecan may have moved three miles into Brunswick.

[Trav, 07/25/2013]

Thank you for sharing the news of your well-timed visit!

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