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A city in West Virginia has the world's largest teapot

Posted on AllSides April 19th, 2024
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CHESTER, WEST VIRGINIA (KDKA) — Sunday is National Tea Day in the United States, and yes, it's a thing. And the world's largest teapot is in Chester, West Virginia. Heinz History Center and Lincoln Highway historian Brian Butko said that this teapot was a giant root beer barrel in Imperial, Pennsylvania until a local entrepreneur brought it to West Virginia in 1938. "Babe Devon had a pottery business right along Carolina Avenue, now the Lincoln Highway," said Butko. "The cross-country highway was going to run right past his place, so...

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