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Robert Wadlow’s Birth House in Alton, Illinois
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Robert Wadlow’s Birth House in Alton, Illinois

Robert Wadlow's Birth House stands near the statue of Robert Wadlow, the World's Tallest Man, and the replica of his chair on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Dental Medicine in Alton, Illinois. A restoration project of the Cole-Clark Carriage House and the Robert-Wadlow Birth House.

Site: Robert Wadlow Birth House Location: 2810 ...
Replica of Robert Wadlow’s Chair in Alton, Illinois
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Replica of Robert Wadlow’s Chair in Alton, Illinois

A replica of Robert Wadlow's chair stands beside the statue of the World's tallest man in Alton, Illinois.

"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 ...
Statue of Robert Wadlow, the World’s Tallest Man, in Alton, Illinois
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Statue of Robert Wadlow, the World’s Tallest Man, in Alton, Illinois

Here at Silly America we're kind of obsessed with the world's tallest statues. I've found everything from a giant Superman statue to the world's tallest Abraham Lincoln statue... But now it is time for a statue that is not a tall rendering of something, it's a tall rendering of something tall! This statue of Robert Wadlow in Alton, Illinois, is actually a to-scale life-size figure of the world's tallest ...
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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.