World's Largest Highboy Chest of Drawers in Jamestown, North Carolina

World’s Largest Highboy Chest of Drawers in Jamestown, North Carolina

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Not too far from the world’s largest chest of drawers in High Point is…another giant chest: the World’s Largest Highboy Chest of drawers in Jamestown, North Carolina.

In contrast to the cartoonish quality of it’s big neighbor, this giant chest features a sleek, ornamental look that would fit in to any giant’s traditional home. It also feels right at home in North Carolina, a state known for its production of high quality of furniture and High Point, the furniture capital of the world. With its over-the-top lifelike design, it’s a pinnacle of Jamestown North Carolina tourism

World's Largest Highboy Chest of Drawers - Giant Highboy Chest in Jamestown, North Carolina

What is a highboy? A high boy chest is a tall chest of drawers with a legged base. It might also be referred to as a tallboy or chest-on-stand.

World's Largest Highboy Chest of Drawers - Giant Highboy Chest in Jamestown, North Carolina

Constructed in 1999, the impressive eighty-five foot tall by forty-foot wide dresser that makes up the facade to Furnitureland South (which bills itself as the world’s largest furniture store) in Jamestown, North Carolina is the world’s largest replica of an 18th century Highboy chest. The giant chest of drawers was built when the store expanded, opening a 420,000 square foot showroom called “The Mart.”

World's Largest Highboy Chest of Drawers - Giant Highboy Chest in Jamestown, North Carolina

The world’s largest highboy dresser was designed by High Point furniture designer Sid Lenger. It was then traced and carved into foam from which a team from Central Carolina Interiors carved the design.

World's Largest Highboy Chest of Drawers - Giant Highboy Chest in Jamestown, North Carolina

This giant 18th century highboy is a must-stop roadside attraction on your North Carolina road trip after you’ve seen the other drawers and the big Duncan Phyfe Chair (or if you need a place to stash your world’s largest underwear!)


World’s Largest Highboy Chest

Address: Furnitureland South, 5635 Riverdale Dr., Jamestown, North Carolina
Hours: Business hours, gates might be closed when store is closed, see website for opening hours.
Cost: Free to see.


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Not too far from the world’s largest chest of drawers is…another giant chest: the World’s Largest Highboy Chest in Jamestown, North Carolina. Visit this weird roadside attraction on a North Carolina road trip. It’s a top 10 travel destination and place to visit for kids or adults on a NC vacation.
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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 over 300 roadside attractions across 31 states and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!

Val also blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.

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