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Jackson, Michigan: Big Old Shoe

Seven feet tall, the Victorian high-top shoe was made of concrete-covered styrofoam by Joshua Diedrich. He guessed it be a size 236.

Ella Sharp Museum

3328 S. Oakwood Drive, Jackson, MI
On the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum. Parking lot entrance is on the west side of S. Oakwood Drive in Ella Sharp Park.
Tu-F 10-5, Sa 10-4 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Giant Shoe, Ella Sharp Museum

A giant boot sits off to the right of the main house at the Ella Sharp Museum. Sharp was a leader, social advocate, and socialite in Jackson.

[Kristie Lee, 01/10/2024]

Seven feet high, the shoe was made of concrete-covered styrofoam by Joshua Diedrich. He guessed it be a size 236. Ella Sharp died in 1912 and was not known for shoes, but she probably wore a pair similar in style to this one.

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