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Impressive

Very impressive statue for a small town like Oolitic. It looks good sitting next to the Post Office... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
ben5170
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Springville, Indiana
Interesting

Very unusual statue. Cool tribute to the area's limestone history and made a good conversation... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
patriciace2016
,
Oolitic
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“comic book” (3 reviews)
“post office” (2 reviews)
“town hall” (2 reviews)
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Main Street, Oolitic, IN 47451
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very impressive statue for a small town like Oolitic. It looks good sitting next to the Post Office and Town Hall.

Thank ben5170
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Very unusual statue. Cool tribute to the area's limestone history and made a good conversation piece.

Thank patriciace2016
Reviewed 17 June 2016

If you find yourself near Oolitic, Indiana, get your camera ready. The Indiana Limestone Company decided to celebrate its centennial by commissioning a statue of comic book boxer Joe Palooka. Why commemorate a fictional character that had no connection to the area? Sadly, we don’t...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 7 June 2014

A fun little diversion. Easy to find, just a few minutes off the highway. It's a nice example of the local limestone.

1  Thank Ann O
Reviewed 11 June 2012

This is a very unique statue showing some of the great craftsmanship of area limestone workers of the day. My mother-in-law well remembered this 'so handsome' hero.

Thank BarbaraLynnS
Reviewed 7 March 2008

If you are ever in the Oolitic Indiana area, you should drive to the U.S. Postal Office and stop and see the larger than life limestone statue of Joe Palooka that is displayed there. For those who don't know who Joe Palooka was, and he...More

2  Thank Hoosier2
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