McKinleyville, California: World's Largest Totem Pole

A sign informs you that at 160 ft. in height, it is the world's largest.
Central Ave., McKinleyville, CA
At the corner of Pickett and Gwinn Rds, at the back of the Safeway.
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Largest Totem Pole.

World's Largest Totem Pole

Claims to to the world's largest totem pole, 160 ft tall. In parking lot near Safeway.

[Jim Matthews, 04/02/2008]

World's Tallest Totem Pole.

World's Tallest Totem Pole

Here's a picture of the World's Tallest Totem Pole. I heard it wasn't officially the tallest until they placed the antennae on top.

[Joe Tamony, 02/18/2007]
World's Largest Totem Pole

Near down McKinleyville, behind the Safeway in the McKinleyville Shopping Center, is what could be the world's tallest totem pole from a single tree. The 160-foot-high pole was carved by the late Ernest Pierson and his friend John Nelson, to commemorate the grand opening of the McKinleyville Shopping Center in 1962.

[Ted Rowfast, 09/11/2006]

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