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A roadside attraction is a large tourist attraction along side the road and is used by a community or area to present some information or history of the community or area, sometimes even just a mascott. Add the roadside attraction you have found in your travels across the country or around the world.
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Roadside AttractionsThe Flying Circus - Kellogg, ID

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This sculpture is one of several in the downtown area of Kellogg known as scrap metal sculptures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPink Floyd, Pink Dinosaur Skeleton - Belfast ME

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Located on US 1 ( Searsport Ave) in Belfast in front of Perry's Nuthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOwl's Head Transportation Museum - Owls Head, ME

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Indoor display of old cars and airplanes, some reproductions of old airplanes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBonnie and Clyde Shootout Site - Stringtown, OK

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The Stringtown Shootout took place on this site on August 5, 1932, involving the Barrow Gang versus local law enforcement. One lawman was killed, the other severely injured, while the gang survived and fled, to die another day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsConcrete Tomatoes - Jacksonville, TX

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Jacksonville, "Home of World Famous Tomatoes," has held an annual summer Tomato Fest for three decades. The 2012 "Concrete Tomatoes" community art project found businesses to sponsor and decorate 665 lb. concrete tomato sculptures.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsEagles and Goat Statue - NY, NY

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The Eagles and Goat Statue, officially called Eagles and Prey, is located in the northern part of The Mall in Central Park, New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsStatue of Balto the Wonder Dog - NY, NY

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A monument featuring a bronze statue of lead dog Balto and a plaque honoring the sled dog team that brought life saving medication to Nome, Alaska is located near East Drive in Central Park, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: 12/8/2017

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Roadside AttractionsRandolph Collier, Father of the Freeways - Yreka, CA

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A memorial plaque and bench honor a local senator known as the 'Father of the California Freeways'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside Attractions14-Foot-Tall Carry-Me Jesus - Carthage, TX

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Sculptor Bob Harness was at a funeral in 2008 when, on the back of the church program, he saw the poem "Footprints in the Sand." It describes a walk along the beach with Jesus, who occasionally carries the narrator.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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The Mitchell Monument is located off of Forest Service Road 34 in the Fremont National Forest, about 10 miles east of Bly, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSeminole Whipping Tree - Wewoka, OK

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This tree was used to dispense justice by the Seminole Nation from 1899 to 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAbrams Animal Farm/1661 Farm and Gardens - New Shoreham, RI

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The attraction on Block Island has an eclectic collection of animals that includes an emu, a camel, and horses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/2/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJFK Memorial -- US 259 at OK SH 63, Big Cedar OK

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This memorial at the US 259 highway at the OK State highway 63 commemorates JFK's life and legacy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/2/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Roadside AttractionsBumblebee Transformer - Stillwater, OK

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It's Bumblebee, the Transformer!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/2/2017

last visited: never

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Molecular Dog - A brilliant bronze sculpture created by renowned artist Robert Chambers of Miami. The balloon dog represents a Molecular depiction of the Propane Gas Compound. On display since 2008 in Shady Park, Winter Park, Orlando, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/26/2017

last visited: 11/27/2017

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Roadside AttractionsPaul Bunyan Famous Hamburgers - Coeur d'Alene, ID

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We're unaware of the connection between Paul Bunyan and Coeur d'Alene, but there he stands, bigger than life, on the side of Northwest Boulevard in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 11/23/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside Attractions"Life is an Open Book" -- The Green, Charlotte NC

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A lovely brick sculpture by Brad Spencer at the Tryon Street entrance to The Green in downtown Charlotte NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/23/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Skinniest House - Long Beach, CA

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The world's skinniest House is located in Long Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/21/2017

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Roadside AttractionsGarth Brooks lived here - Stillwater, OK

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A small house in Stillwater where Garth Brooks lived

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMemorial To Pitcher Who Killed Baseball Player With A Baseball - Mansfield, MO

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Major League Baseball pitcher Carl Mays grew up in Prairie Hollow, MO, south of here, and a memorial to him is on Mansfield's town square. It doesn't note the event for which Mays gained notoriety.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLargest Shovel in Texas - Wichita Falls, TX

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The Largest Shovel in Texas stands in front of the offices of the Bowles Construction Company, 7001 US 281, Wichita Falls, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCowboy Muffler Man - Sherman, TX

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Fiberglass giant stands on a rural road in front of sandblasting operation. Owned by same family as the ones in Gainesville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsStainless Steel Survivors of 9/11 - Ybor City, Florida, USA.

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9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial - The memorial is made up of an iron beam which was recovered from the wreckage of the World Trade Center and a Steel sculpture titled “Fearless Champions,” by artist Becky Ault. Located in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/14/2017

last visited: 11/15/2017

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Roadside AttractionsNational Museum of Naval Aviation - Roadside Attraction - Pensacola, Florida, USA.

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The National Museum of Naval Aviation - Featured on the Roadside Attractions Website. There are over 140 restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps & Coast Guard Aviation, displayed in The Museum located in Pensacola, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/14/2017

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Roadside AttractionsBonnie and Clyde Ambush Apartment - Joplin, MO

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Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, along with W.D. Jones and Clyde's brother Buck and his wife, Blanche, stayed here briefly in 1933, and a shootout between them and the local law enforcement occurred when they were mistaken for bootleggers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/14/2017

last visited: never

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