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A Roadside Attraction is an unusual, often oversized or comical 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 mascot. Add the Roadside Attraction you have found in your travels across the country or around the world. This category is NOT for general tourist locations that would better fit in the Official Local Tourism Attractions category
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Image for Stratford, Connecticut - Obsolete Toll Booths On Displayview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsStratford, Connecticut - Obsolete Toll Booths On Display

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At 5774 Main Street Putney in Stratford CT is 32 acres of park that includes Connecticut history, the Stratford astronomical societies planetarium, a new playground, and a rose garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 5/22/2021

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Roadside AttractionsMass Grave Monument To Smallpox Dead - Milford, CT

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The Mass Grave Monument To Smallpox Dead is located in the south west part of Milford Cemetery in Milford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/16/2013

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTom Thumb, P. T. Barnum Graves - Bridgeport, CT

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The graves of Tom Thumb (Charles Sherwood Stratton) and P. T. Barnum are located within sight of each other in sections 8 and 9 of Mountain Grove Cemetery at 215 Dewey St., Bridgeport, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/1/2020

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMidnight Mary's Grave - New Haven, CT

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The grave of Midnight Mary is located in Evergreen Cemetery at 769 Ella T. Grasso Blvd in New Haven, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLouis Lunch - New Haven, CT

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Louis Lunch, where it is claimed the the hamburger originated, is located at 263 Crown St., New Haven, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: 10/8/2016

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Roadside AttractionsPhineas Taylor (P.T.) Barnum - Bethel, CT

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A statue of "The Greatest Showman" P.T. Barnum is located outside the Bethel Public Library at 189 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 4/30/2018

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Roadside AttractionsStatue of the Teen Girl Paul Revere - Danbury, CT

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An equestrian statue of Revolutionary War heroine, "the teen girl Paul Revere", Sybil Ludington is located on the grounds of the Danbury, CT Public Library at 170 Main Street in Danbury, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTimexpo Museum and Easter Island Statue - Waterbury, CT

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The Timexpo Museum and Easter Island Statue is located at 175 Union Street, on the north side of I-84 in Waterbury, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/26/2012

last visited: 5/23/2016

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Roadside AttractionsJFK: I'll Be Back in 1964 - Waterbury, CT

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A plaque in front of the Elton Residential Care Home at 30 W. Main St., opposite Waterbury Green, described the unusual fulfillment of a campaign promise made by John F. Kennedy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTraffic Control Tower - Meriden, CT

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The old, restored traffic control tower is on display at Hanover and Perkins Streets in central Meriden, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/1/2013

last visited: never

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A statue of Old Bet the Elephant is displayed high up on a granite pillar in front of the Elephant Hotel at 335 US Route 202 in Somers, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsNorth America's Tallest Elevator Test Tower - Bristol, CT

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North America's Tallest Elevator Test Tower is operated by Otis Elevator a subsidiary of United Technologies. It is located on Century Drive in Bristol, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Roadside AttractionsWild Bill's Nostalgia

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Wild Bill's Nostalgia is located in Middletown, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KDubs

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Roadside AttractionsCadillac Ranch Tribute Made of Yugos - Middletown, CT

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Cadillac Ranch Tribute Made of Yugos is located at Wild Bill's Nostalgia Center at 1003 Newfield Street, Route 3, in Middletown, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsNutty Car Wash - Cromwell, CT

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The Classic Auto Wash, a.k.a. The Nutty Car Wash, is located at 23 Shunpike Rd in Cromwell, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/2/2013

last visited: never

Image for Portland, Connecticut - Hot Dog Trailer Lunchwagonview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPortland, Connecticut - Hot Dog Trailer Lunchwagon

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Converted Airstream to Hot Dog Stand. Dogs are pretty good too.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/2/2009

last visited: 5/2/2015

Image for Super Cow - Dairy Mascot - New Britain, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSuper Cow - Dairy Mascot - New Britain, CT

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Super Cow - Dairy Mascot is located at 433 Park Street in New Britain, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/7/2013

last visited: 12/14/2015

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Roadside AttractionsIwo Jima Survivors Memorial Park

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Dedicated on February 23, 1995, the 50th anniversary of the original flag raising, the Iwo Jima Survivors Memorial Park salutes the 6,821 Americans who died fighting on the last strategic stronghold before the planned invasion of Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/2/2009

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Roadside AttractionsHorace Wells Memorial - Hartford, CT

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The Horace Wells Memorial honors the dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in dentistry. It is located in Cedar Hill Cemetery at 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/7/2019

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHeadless Horseman Sculpture - Sleepy Hollow, NY

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A sculpture of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman is located on 420 North Broadway at Gordon Avenue in Sleepy Hollow, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: 11/14/2017

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Roadside AttractionsNoah Webster Statue - West Hartford, CT

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A 12' high statue of lexicographer, editor, and author Noah Webster is located in front of the Noah Webster Library at 20 South Main St., West Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

Image for Walk-Thru Outdoor Whale "Conny"  - West Hartford, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWalk-Thru Outdoor Whale "Conny" - West Hartford, CT

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"Conny", the walk-thru whale, is located at the Connecticut Children's Museum at 950 Trout Brook Dr. in West Hartford, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 6/9/2017

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Roadside AttractionsCathedral of St. Joseph - Hartford, CT

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Cathedral of St. Joseph is a Roman Catholic cathedral located at 140 Farmington Ave. in Hartford, CT. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Hartford.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMarlborough, Connecticut - Disembodied Snake Head

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On Route 66 in Marlborough, CT there is a large disembodied snake's head painted on an outcropping of rocks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/2/2009

last visited: 1/19/2015

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Roadside AttractionsMini Lincoln Meets Harriet Beecher Stowe - Hartford, CT

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Lincoln Meets Stowe is the title of a sculpture located at the west side of the Founders Bridge and is part of the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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