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

7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond, IN
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.
Statue is outside; Welcome Center is open daily 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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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