Saint Leon Pole Raising 2016

Saint Leon Pole Raising 2016

Saint Leon Pole Raising 2016
www.HistoryInYourOwnBackyard.com Once every 4 years just before a Presidential election, the town of St. Leon, Indiana holds a "Pole Raising". These events date back to the 1820s and St. Leon is the only town in the United States to still hold such an event.
Saint  Leon  Pole  Raising  2016

This  pole  raising  event  began  in  the  town  of  St.  Leon,  Indiana  in  1892  and  is  celebrated  every  4  years  just  before  the  Presidential  election.