The World’s Largest Frying Pan

The World’s Largest Frying Pan is underwhelming at first.

We drove up, expecting to see a giant cast iron skillet with the skillet side facing the road, handle jauntily poking into the air.

Instead, the World’s Largest Frying Pan in Rose Hill, N.C. is a flat pan lying under a small shelter. It stands a few feet off the ground and is divided into several sections. Frankly, it didn’t look like much.


But it actually works. The town and nonprofit groups use it for events each year, frying up delicious food for up to 3,000 people at once. More stats:


So I’d say this veer off the Interstate was worth a few extra minutes.


Check out our swerve to the Georgia guidestones for something really intriguing.

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