The Big Chair is a Thomasville landmark. It is a large-scale replica of a Duncan Phyfe armchair built in 1950 by Thomasville Furniture Industries. See the chair that future President Lyndon Johnson stood in to deliver a speech while he campaigned for vice president in 1960. Its1 0-foot-square seat has been graced with a procession of governors, mayors and beauty queens over the years. Admire its 30-foot-tall majesty!