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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin: World's Largest Barber Pole

As a 1976 Bicentennial project, Dave Gumieny painted his old barn silo in red-white-blue stripes, turned it into a rural barber shop, and called it the World's Largest Barber Pole. It's still there.

W6036 Badger Rd, Elkhart Lake, WI
Southeast of town. From downtown drive south on Hwy 67 for about a mile, then turn east onto Badger Rd. You'll soon the barber pole silo on the left.
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World's Largest Barber Pole

I wanted to go inside the Barber Pole, but it was closed. If you want to see the inside, call in advance and make sure it is open.

[jtsortofbored, 01/04/2019]

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