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Joe Palooka Statue, Limestone, Oolitic

Joe Palooka Statue

  • 109 Main Street
  • Oolitic, IN.  47451
  • Near City Hall

JOE PALOOKA STATUE Above is the hand-carved limestone statue of 1940’s cartoon hero, Joe Palooka. In 1948, Ham Fisher, creator of Joe Palooka, dedicated this limestone statue to Bedford, Indiana. The 10 feet – 20,000 pound statue was made by Indiana Limestone Company, Inc. Palooka was eventually moved to Oolitic, Indiana for safe-keeping. You can …

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Lawrence County Museum of History

  • 929 15th Street
  • Bedford, IN.  47421

LAWRENCE COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND EDWARD L. HUTTON RESEARCH LIBRARY This special museum resides in a 100-year-old limestone building and holds exhibits and artifacts precious to Lawrence County history. Inside the 2,400 sq. ft. gallery, you will see limestone exhibits and artifacts with carvings from local artisans, as well as, a wide array of …

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