World's Largest Concrete TeePee

Lawrence Kansas

Way before the Wigwam Village phenomenon swept across the early American Roadside, Frank W. McDonald built this set of teepees in 1928. There had been a filling station serviced by 'native' boys, with small teepees flanking a long low structure housing convenient goods. The larger TeePee served as an office for the campground areas.

TeePee Junction got a facelift in November 2008, which retined some of the reminders of flood levels past(there are markers painted along the sloping side).

The Lawrence Journal-World did an excellent writeup about the makeover, and interviewed the teepee's 83-year-old owner, Cliff McDonald: Read the Article Here

World's Largest Concrete TeePee Stats

Built 1928

50' main TeePee

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