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

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

VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!