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2001, August 4
Again...the world's largest Hamburger belongs to Seymour!
Seymour will once again be able to claim the world record for producing the largest hamburger after cooking an 8,266 pound burger at Burger Fest, Saturday, August 4, 2001. The new record is more than one ton heavier that the current record holder, cooked up in 1999 in Saco, Montana. The new record will be complete as soon as it is verified by the Guinness Book of World Records. Next year's Burger Fest will be held August 3, 2002, so mark your calender.



1989
In 1989, Seymour grilled the world's biggest hamburger, 5,520 lbs. at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds. The record is verified in the Guiness Book of World Records.


1880's
Seymour is the Home of the Hamburger
The hamburger sandwich was invented at the Seymour Fair, now the Outagamie County Fair, in the 1880s, by Charles Nagreen. Seymour holds a yearly Hamburger Festival the first Saturday of August.

See this history of hamburgers page for interesting facts about hamburgers


This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Seymour and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.


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