Washington Barber

Sylvester P. Dibble was born in 1835 and owned one of the most prominent barber shops in Washington.

The barbershop was located where RiverWalk Gallery is located at 139 West Main Street.

He operated the barbershop from 1855 until 1891. He once shaved Jefferson Davis who was the President of the Confederate States…

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