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Longaberger Basket - Newark, Ohio
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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0
N 40° 03.794 W 082° 20.773
17T E 385191 N 4435643
Quick Description: This one certainly won't fit inside a building, because it IS a building. Home of the Longaberger Basket, this is the largest basket in the world.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2007 4:44:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM1ZWM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 184

Long Description:
Driving down the 4 lane State Route 16, heading east out of Newark, Ohio the first views are of the giant handles on the roof. Slowly the entire building comes into view and you're staring at one-heck-of-a large basket right at the side of the road.

The Longaberger headquarters is designed to look like one of their trademark baskets. Standing 7 stories tall, with 180,000 square feet of space, this is exactly 160 times the size of their Medium Market Basket. The handles are heated to prevent ice from forming on them. Due to their design too much additional weight could cause them to collapse.

Folks are welcome to visit, and often there are bus loads of people coming and going here. Admission is free!

Price of Admission: Not Listed

Height of object in feet: Not listed

Size of a typical object of this: Not listed

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