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Artifact of the Week: Andersonian W.B. King's Boots

W.B. King's Boots
Tue, 05/11/2021

These boots belonged to W.B. King “Big King” who was Sheriff of Anderson in the early 1900s. Known as “The Largest Sheriff in the World” Big King weighed 425 pounds and was nearly 7 feet tall!

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photo and W.B. King's Boots