Tag: Handsome Dan

The Big Drum and other things…

Honestly now.  Before this week, did you know that Purdue claimed the world's biggest bass drum?  Marching bands were and are still are a big deal in the Midwest.  So, the drum became Purdue's thing. The drum was commissioned back in 1921.  It was originally 7 feet 3 inches in diameter; 3 feet 9 inches wide.  ...