Illinois is Home to the World's Largest What?!?

Did you know Illinois is the birthplace to the tallest man in history? We've got more fun facts for you about the Land of Lincoln.

Think you know a lot about Illinois? Let's take a little quiz then.

1. What popular dessert originated in Evanston?

2. What is the highest point in Illinois?

3. Which town is the "pumpkin capital of the world?"

2. How tall was the world's tallest man? He was born in Alton, Ill.

1. How much of Illinois' land is farm land?

Check your answers on our list of 25 fun facts about Illinois.


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David Brown April 03, 2014 at 02:01 PM
The comments are better than the article - I love it!
Lenny Kravitz April 03, 2014 at 08:39 PM
Illinois is Home to the World's Largest: Collection of former Governors in prison.
A Delargo April 04, 2014 at 07:04 PM
Ill has the largest population of liberal dolts on the planet - Ground-zero in the war on poverty failure.
sklogw April 08, 2014 at 07:12 PM
Zombie population.............AHhhhhhahahhaha
McCloud April 08, 2014 at 07:14 PM
Not liberal dolts, just enough union pension, sprinkled with welfare collecting, food stamp collecting, free healthcare collecting, with a dash of ideologs who have guilt.


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