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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

Address:
3328 S. Oakwood Drive, Jackson, MI
Directions:
On the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum. Parking lot entrance is on the west side of S. Oakwood Drive in Ella Sharp Park.
Hours:
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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