Hillsboro, Oregon: Civic Pride Burger Family

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Address:
SE 10h Ave., Hillsboro, OR
Directions:
On the west side of SE 10th Ave. between Maple and Cedar Sts. Park on Cedar St.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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A&W Root Beer Family.

Civic Pride Burger Family

A happy 1960s vintage outdoor statue display. Dad, Mom, Teen, and Baby Burger all hold aloft giant burgers and root beer mugs. Restored and given a place of honor by the town in 1993.

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Civic Pride Burger Family

Mama burger has been temporarily removed for minor repairs.

[Leeandpaul, 04/28/2022]

Burger Family.

Civic Pride Burger Family

Mrs. Burger was away getting her hair fixed, with a promise of a return soon. The McDonald's across the street is gone, but the new tenant kept parts of the lower arches.

[Ben G, 09/24/2021]
A&W Root Beer Family - Brother Switched?

In 1977 I came to Hillsboro. We visited the A&W Root Beer restaurant many times, and I passed it a lot, setting on the corner of the highway in Hillsboro. There was no teenager in that family. It was a little boy with blue bib overalls, white shirt, tennis shoes, baseball cap on his head. He was smiling and he had a little sister. Only Root Beer Family I saw was Mom, Dad, little sister and little brother. The teenager that is now in the family doesn't belong. It is just another part of history that has been changed. I remember. It was the little boy that the high school kids took away to who knows where. Why doesn't anyone know that it was a little boy in overalls and tennis shoes?

[Terra De Lora, 06/06/2019]

There was a modified version of Teen Burger named "Ice Cream Boy" who wore bib overalls. Maybe that was the statue that was stolen, and then replaced in 1996 with a standard Teen Burger.

Teen Burger.

A&W Burger Family

Regarding the history of the A&W Root Beer/Burger family that so cheerfully stand by the Hillsboro Aquatic Center by Shute Park: Teen Burger was stolen, as noted by others, but the original was never recovered for use. The city managed to locate a twin Teen Burger in Longview, WA and had him shipped to Hillsboro to complete the family. The original A&W restaurant was the drive-up and order from your car type and is now Thomas Auto Sales, a used car dealership near 13th and TV Hwy.

[Amy B., 11/25/2011]

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