Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois

Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world’s largest things! These stops are so popular that some of the neighboring towns wanted to get in on the big things bandwagon as well. In next door Martinsville, Illinois, you can find a big anvil.

Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois

The giant cast iron anvil is 33.5 inches tall, 78 inches long, and weighs 5,530 pounds

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It was installed in October 2015 and created by Rowe Foundry, who also forged the giant horseshoe at the Martinsville Agricultural Fairgrounds. It is located in Martinsville’s Linn Park at a site where Alexander Linn once operated a blacksmith shop.

Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois
Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois
Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois
Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois
Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois
Big Anvil in Martinsville, Illinois

Want to find more fun roadside attractions nearby? Find everything to see in Casey, Illinois’s Big Things in a Small Town, including the Big Birdcage, Big Baseball Bat, Big Bookworm, and Big Poké Ball.

Spend the night in Casey! Find the best Casey Illinois Hotels and find out where to stay to see big things!


Big Anvil

Address: Linn Park, 14 N Mill Street, Martinsville, Illinois 62442
Cost: Free to See
Hours: Always Visible


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Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home over 30 roadside attractions, including 12 record holding world's largest things! These stops are so popular that some of the neighboring towns wanted to get in on the big things bandwagon as well. In next door Martinsville, Illinois, you can find a big anvil. #IllinoisRoadsideAttractions #IllinoisRoadsideAttraction #RoadsideAttractions #RoadsideAttraction #RoadTrip #IllinoisRoadTrip #WorldsLargestThings
Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home over 30 roadside attractions, including 12 record holding world’s largest things! These stops are so popular that some of the neighboring towns wanted to get in on the big things bandwagon as well. In next door Martinsville, Illinois, you can find a big anvil. #IllinoisRoadsideAttractions #IllinoisRoadsideAttraction #RoadsideAttractions #RoadsideAttraction #RoadTrip #IllinoisRoadTrip #WorldsLargestThings

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Valerie Bromann is a a website manager, content creator, and writer from Chicago, Illinois (currently living in Dallas, Texas). As an avid road tripper who has visited hundreds of roadside attractions, Val always pull over for a world’s largest thing. Founder of Silly America and author of The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book, she visits, photographs, and writes about all the weird tourist destinations she visits and offers road trip planning advice and inspiration based on her own travels so you can hit the road for yourself.

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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.