Charlevoix, Michigan: World's Former Largest Cherry Pie Pan

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Address:
6591 S. US Hwy 31, Charlevoix, MI
Directions:
Just south of town, on the west side of US Hwy 31. In front of the red and white water tower.
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World's Former Largest Cherry Pie Pan

It lost the title in 1987, as its sign admits, but it's still our pick for the most photogenic World's Largest Cherry Pie Pan.

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Largest Cherry Pie.

World's Former Largest Cherry Pie Pan

1,730 lbs for the pie crust and 12,750 lbs for the pie filling of Michigan cherries and flavorings. Egg wash and sugar distributed on top with a helicopter! This had to be quite a production. Doesn't say who ate it. Fun to see and imagine!

[Penny, 10/19/2016]

It was consumed at the town's annual cherry festival in 1976. Some of the surviving citizenry still have belly aches.

World's Largest Cherry Pie.

World's Former Largest Cherry Pie Pan

If you study the construction of this galley giant, you can visualize the narrative of actually baking the World's Largest Cherry Pie.

[Sara Belknap, 08/02/2015]

All they need to add is an aroma machine.

Ingredients list of the former World's Largest Cherry Pie.

World's Former Largest Cherry Pie

Still there with a big [replica] piece of pie in the pan. There is a sign around to the left which lists all the ingredients of the original pie. Easy to find under the brightly painted water tower next to the highway.

[Roger Sleight, 08/10/2007]

Cherry Pie.

Cherry Pie

The Cherry Pie. Desperately needs a paint job of some sorts. In very bad condition. It's on the side of the road near the water tower. Pretty much seems neglected.

[Lynn Van Hoose, 06/07/2007]

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