Grants Pass, Oregon: Grants Pass Caveman
Symbol of the local Caveman's Club, this brutish statue guards Grants Pass. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Grants Pass Caveman: ...new details about John Stripling, the man who saved the statue in 2004, which grabbed our attention like a Neanderthal grabbing at a flame.... [07/06/2008] Complete Story...
Visitor Tips and News About Grants Pass Caveman
The first caveman statue was erected in 1956 at the North end of town on an island between 6th and another street to the east of 6th. This statue was destroyed, and for many years the replacement statue was erected beside the visitor's center. I think it was the best version of the three statues that I know of.[burrell webb, 03/13/2010]
A local business paid the $2,500 to fix the Caveman [post-arson attack], and after some town debate, he is back in his rightful spot, at the entrance to town on 6th and Morgan St. He is located right outside the Town's Visitors Center, and he welcomes all to Grants Pass. He looks great, just like brand new.[Jody Day, 04/05/2006]
The caveman statue that has guarded the entrance to Grants Pass, Oregon since 1971 was set on fire by unknown vandals on July 4th, 2004. The 18-ft tall fiberglass rendition of a primitive man was damaged severely in the front and moderately in the back, according to local reports.... [07/05/2004] Complete News Story