Dresden, Ohio: House-Sized Wicker Basket

The old corporate headquarters for the Longaberger Company is a big wicker basket. The company has moved on into bigger basket buildings, but the original -- built in 1990 -- still stands: 23 feet high and 48 feet long.
508 Main St., Dresden, OH
East of Hwy 60 in town, Main St. and W 5th St.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About House-Sized Wicker Basket

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Giant basket.

House-Sized Wicker Basket

We were interested to see all of the giant Longaberger baskets. This basket sits in the middle of a small town, looking deserted and falling apart. What a shame. I find them unique. Drive slow on Main Street or you will drive right past it.

[bordeauxbarb, 02/26/2019]

Basket as big as a house.

House-sized Picnic Basket

This was fun. The whole town is in love with baskets. Just park and walk around and you will know what I am talking about very quickly.

[Christopher Burks, 08/19/2012]

Original Basket HQ

Longaberger House-sized Basket

The original headquarters for Longaberger Baskets. Labor Day weekend they have a nice car show for free on Main Street.

[Mark B., 01/19/2006]
Big Basket

In Dresden, a favorite tourists "must-get-your-picture-a-takin' beside" attraction is a big ol' picnic basket...big as a small house! And if that's not enough to quench your basket-thirst...take a short drive to Newark, OH and check out an even B-i-i-i-ggggggger basket!!! This basket is actually a building shaped like a huge basket right along side the highway.(nice basket!) This basket/building was the headquarters of Longaberger Baskets (the booming home party basket business that makes women cuckoo nutty!).

[Kris Harrison, 05/23/1997]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Front Yard RhinoFront Yard Rhino, Zanesville, OH - 11 mi.
John Glenn and Three Other GuysJohn Glenn and Three Other Guys, Zanesville, OH - 13 mi.
Giant Circle of VasesGiant Circle of Vases, Zanesville, OH - 13 mi.
In the region:
Moosesonian - Moose Lodge Museum, Gahanna, OH - 47 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

October 20, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Mothman Museum, Point Pleasant, West Virginia (Oct 14-20, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Dresden, Ohio

Nightly rates found:

Book Now