World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things

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Lucas, Kansas 67648
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World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things
World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things - Roadside Sideshow Expo
World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things

Lucas, Kansas is the home base of The World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things. WLCoWSVoWLT is a constantly evolving creation by Lucas based artist, Erika Nelson, a creative, wonderful promoter of Lucas and other attractions.

I first discovered The World's Largest Collection on public television's Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations and was impressed by Erika. At the time, she had a "Traveling Roadside Attraction and Museum' in a modified Ford Van which was driven to events and various World's Largest Things, the Erika would make tiny versions of those attractions to be added to the collection. See this picture at the bottom of the page to see the 2005 version of the van.

The latest incarnation of World's Largest Things opened on April Fool's Day of 2018 in a storefront in downtown Lucas and is a work in progress. The collection is now housed in the Roadside Sideshow Expo and it is open by chance or by appointment. Your chances are better on the weekends and it is worth going by, even if you don't have an appointment. If nothing else, you can look in through the window.

The Roadside Sideshow Expo will give you a chance to learn the history of Roadside Vernacular Architecture and see the locations of the Superlatives of the American Road!

Roadside Sideshow Expo - Lucas, Kansas
Roadside Sideshow Expo

Erika Nelson - World's Largest Things
Erika Nelson

Roadside Sideshow Expo guest register
Visitors are invited to sign this wooden guest register (Look for "Kansastravel.org" on there)

Lucas Kansas art bathroom
The "2nd best restroom in Lucas"

Eric Abraham Flying Pig Gallery art
Art by the late Eric Abraham, which will have a permanent home at the Roadside Sideshow Expo.
 

World's Largest Ball of Gum - Erika Nelson
Visitors helping Erika add gum to the "World's Largest Ball of Gum"

World's Largest Things
Photos from World's Largest Things

Sir Goony minature golf course
Replica mini golf course from the Sir Goony Golf chain

If you enter Lucas from the south or east, you will pass the World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate. Erika Nelson made it from an old satellite dish and mounted it at the entrance to town on Highway 18.

I keep looking forward to the new ways that Erika Nelson will find to promote Grassroots Art, Kansas and Lucas.

World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate - Lucas, Kansas
World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate

World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things Traveling Roadside Attraction and Museum
The original World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things
Traveling Roadside Attraction and Museum in 2005

World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things Map - Lucas
World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things Map

World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things
Traveling Roadside Attraction and Museum website
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