Greasy Pole

Greasy Pole contest in Gloucester.

Gloucester Holds Annual Greasy Pole Contest

Gloucester held its annual greasy pole contest on Friday.


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Greasy Pole Competition Returns To Gloucester

Not even Mother Nature could stop a tradition in Gloucester that has been going on for about 80 years.


The Greasy pole competition in Gloucester. (File photo courtesy: Cody Carlson - Wikimedia Commons)

Storm Brings Down Gloucester’s Greasy Pole

The platform that holds the famous pole sank Thursday night in a storm.