Hammond, Indiana: Pole Licker Statue: A Christmas Story

A bronze statue of a boy with his tongue stuck to a real flagpole pays tribute to one of the most famous scenes in the film, "A Christmas Story." Signs warn visitors to keep their tongues off.

Indiana Welcome Center

Address:
7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond, IN
Directions:
I-80/94 exit 3 (Kennedy Ave.). Drive south and make an immediate right onto Corinne Drive. The statue is in front of the Indiana Welcome Center; Flick is stuck to the pole flying the American flag.
Hours:
Statue is outside; Welcome Center is open daily 8-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
219-989-7979
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Pole Licker Statue: A Christmas Story: Fans of the film "A Christmas Story" have had only one place to go for year-round pilgrimages: the house seen in the movie, which is in Cleveland, Ohio. However, the town where the events in the film really took place was Hammond, Indiana. [11/01/2013] Complete Story...

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Pole Licker Statue: A Christmas Story

Best rest area! Small museum inside with clean rest rooms.

[Dawn, 04/20/2015]

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