Bluffton's Brayden Gray, 3, climbs on top of the truck trailer holding the world's largest man-made boiled peanut Thursday night at the Bluffton Farmer's Market on Calhoun Street. The peanut, made out of wood, chicken wire and spray foam insulation from Energy One America with paint donated from Sherwin-Williams was created by Bluffton Boilers Clayton Colleran, Hannah Parish, Jared Jester and Travis Stephenson. The giant peanut is a preview to Saturday's Second Annual Boiled Peanuts Festival in old town Bluffton. Check out local news videos on islandpacket.com to see the unveiling.
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The "World's Largest Boiled Peanut" was unveiled at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Bluffton Farmers Market.
The peanut is made of pine studs, plywood, chicken wire, insulation and paint. It has taken the Bluffton Boilers 30 days to build, and was built in anticipation of the second annual Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival, will will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday on Calhoun Street.