Forest Grove, Oregon: World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole

A sign on Forest Grove's 70-ft. tall red-and-white striped pole notes that it is "Ballad Town USA."

Lincoln Park

Address:
Sunset Dr., Forest Grove, OR
Directions:
In Lincoln Park. North of town via College Way to Sunset Drive, on left and before Hwy 102, in parking lot by running track/soccer field. Or go north on Main St. from OR Highway 8 (Pacific Highway) about 4 1/2 blocks and look for the small parking lot on the right.
Phone:
503-357-3006
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Barber Pole sign. World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole

A sign describes the World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole.

[Todd V Call, 05/28/2010]
Tallest Barber Pole World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole

Billed as the "World's Tallest Barber Pole," it's actually 72 feet (29.95) meters tall.

The easiest way to find it is to go north on Main St. from OR Highway 8 (Pacific Highway) about 4 1/2 blocks and look for the small parking lot on the right-hand side, next to the running track / soccer field - the pole is on the edge of the parking lot.

[Daniel L. Jones, 05/09/2010]
World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole

There is the World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole. Painted red white and blue just like the smaller ones. It is located off of Main St. near Pacific University.

[John & Sylvia Sheelar, 09/25/1999]

The 70-ft. tall striped pole was created in 1973 to honor Forest Grove as "Ballad Town USA" -- barber shop quartets singing ballads is the connection...

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