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Robert Wadlow

Robert Wadlow Birth House
Illinois

Robert Wadlow Birth House

A restoration project of the Cole-Clark Carriage House and the Robert-Wadlow Birth House. Site: Robert Wadlow Birth House Location: 1513 Washington Ave., Alton, IL Hours: Daylight Hours Costs: Free to See Date: July 15, 2007 ...
Replica of Robert Wadlow’s Chair
Illinois

Replica of Robert Wadlow’s Chair

"In November 1939, Robert Wadlow visited Virginia on an advertising campaign. Mr. C.L. Smith, President of Galax Furniture Company, saw Robert and was so taken with the apparent discomfort he experiences when sitting in a chair of normal size that he decided to build a chair to accommodate Robert's unusual frame. The exposed parts of the original chair were made of solid black walnut with the exception of ...
Illinois

Statue of Robert Wadlow – Part 2

Here are a few detail shots of the Robert Wadlow statue in Alton, Illinois. Site: Statue of Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man Location: 1513 Washington Ave., Alton, IL Hours: Daylight Hours Costs: Free to See Date: July 15, 2007 ...
Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.

About Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip. Read more.