Lucedale, Mississippi: Presidential Back-Scratching Post

It was just your typical downtown community back-scratching post until Ronald Reagan came to town.

4701 Main St., Lucedale, MS
Downtown, on the south side of Main St./Hwy 198 just west of Mill St./Hwy 613.
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Scratch Your Back.

Presidential Back-Scratching Post

Bailey's Back-Scratching Post: It feels really good after a long drive.

[Dave, 03/16/2021]

Scratch Your Back.

Presidential Back-Scratching Post

Downtown Lucedale, on Main Street in front of a Chinese restaurant. It is told that Ronald Reagan scratched his back here. It's a 4x4 post with serrated sides and sign at the top that says "SCRATCH YOUR BACK."

[Robynn, 06/09/2006]

April 2011: Photo added.

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