Appleton, Wisconsin: Large Tether Ball

Attached to an outdoor light pole, out of reach of puny humans, a huge tether ball has been waiting since 2007 for some Titans to show up and play.

Address:
812 S. Olde Onieda St., Appleton, WI
Directions:
From downtown drive south on S. Onieda St. Cross the bridge, then turn left (east) at the stoplight onto S. Olde Onieda St. Drive across the metal-decked canal bridge. The tether ball will be on the right, just before the train tracks. It's hard to spot in the warm weather because it's hidden behind leafy trees.
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Tether Ball.

Giant Sized Tether Ball

The huge tether ball is attached by a chain to a light pole next to a bar. Only a giant could reach this ball, much less get it to fly around the pole. There's no signage explaining who put it up or why.

[Barb Unruh, 02/18/2022]

The tether ball has been waiting at least 15 years for some Titans to show up and play.


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