York, Pennsylvania: USA Weightlifting Hall Of Fame

The "Father of World Weightlifting" is honored here. See the license plate that was torn in half!

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York Barbells and Weightlifting Hall of Fame

Along Route 30 is the York Barbell Company. High on a pole in front of the building is a very large man on one knee holding up a large set of barbells. I believe that the man rotates and can be seen for quite a distance. It has been there for years.

[C. Carey, 05/17/2005]

The building is the home of the US Weightlifting Hall of Fame, the legacy of former Olympic athlete Bob Hoffman, "Father of World Weightlifting," who died in 1985.

USA Weightlifting Hall Of Fame

3300 Board Rd, York, PA
I-83 exit 24 (Emigsville). Head east, and take the first left onto Board Rd north to York Barbell on the left.
M-Sa 10 am - 6 pm. Closed Su. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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