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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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Roadside AttractionsGiant Metal Scorpion - Exeter RI

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Giant Scorpion sculpture on Nooseneck Hill Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/13/2015

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Roadside AttractionsFighting Seabee Statue - North Kingston RI

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The Fighting Seabee sits over the entrance of the Seabee Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: 6/29/2016

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Roadside AttractionsTiny Church with Million Dollar - Warwick RI

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A small, fairy tale-style church is a popular spot for weddings, thanks in large part to its waterfront property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/6/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBronze Organ Grinder and Monkey - Newport, RI

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The bronze Organ Grinder and Monkey sculpture, a.k.a. The Hurdy Gurdy, is located in the Swinburne Row Shopping Center west of Thames Street in downtown Newport, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Roadside AttractionsThe Feet and the Wave - Newport, RI

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This figurative sculpture of a pair of feet sticking out of a cresting wave is located at the Perry Mill Market in southwest downtown Newport, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: 12/26/2015

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Roadside AttractionsJFK's Rejected Grave Slab - Newport, RI

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A rejected gave slab meant for John F. Kennedy's grave in Arlington National Cemetery is now located in front of the Boys & Girls Club at 95 Church St., Newport, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/23/2019

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMystery Tower of Newport - Newport, RI

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The mysterious Newport Tower is located in Truro Park at Mill Street and Bellevue Ave. in Newport, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: 6/2/2019

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Roadside AttractionsMr. Potato Head Statue - Providence, RI

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A Mr. Potato Head Statue is located inside the Carousel Village of Roger Williams Park in Providence, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGrave of Roger Williams - Providence, RI

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The remains of Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and advocate for religious freedom, are located in Prospect Terrace Park overlooking Providence, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/20/2016

last visited: 7/14/2018

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Roadside AttractionsMuffler Man Cowboy: Big Bob - Norwich, CT

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Muffler Man Cowboy: Big Bob is located between Eblens and Surplus Unlimited in a strip mall at 385 W Main St., Norwich, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/27/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMemorial to Little Bett the Elephant - Chepachet, RI

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The Memorial to Little Bett the Elephant is on the northwest side of a the Lt. William G. Schanck Jr. Memorial Bridge on Route 44 in Cepatchet, RI

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/1/2014

last visited: 6/4/2020

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Roadside AttractionsSparky the Firehouse Dog Rock - Montville in Uncasville, CT

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Sparky the Firehouse Dog Rock is located adjacent to the parking lot of of the Montville Fire Department Station in the Montville section of Uncasville, CT. at 77 Connecticut, Rt. 163, Uncasville, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: 1/18/2019

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Roadside AttractionsSubmarine Force Museum - Groton, CT

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The Submarine Force Library and Museum, the only submarine museum managed exclusively by the U.S. Navy, is situated next to the New London Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Roadside AttractionsGertrude Chandler Warner The Boxcar Children Museum - Putnam, CT

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The Gertrude Chandler Warner The Boxcar Children Museum is located in a railroad boxcar off Main Street (Route 12) just south of Route 44 in Putnam, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsFree Hollywood Museum - Putnam, CT

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The Free Hollywood Museum is located inside Jeremiah's Antique Shoppes at 26 Front Street (Route 44) in Putnam, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: never

Image for Milk Can - Bottle - North Smithfield RIview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMilk Can - Bottle - North Smithfield RI

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Located on RI 146. It has been abandoned for quite along time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: 4/6/2016

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Oldest Penny Arcade - Glendale, Burrillville, RI

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Spring Lake Arcade, the world's oldest arcade, is located in Spring Lake Beach Recreational Facility at 52 Old Hillside Drive in Burrillville, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/1/2014

last visited: never

Image for Abrams Animal Farm/1661 Farm and Gardens - New Shoreham, RIview gallery

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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

Image for Frog Rock Roadside Park - Eastford, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFrog Rock Roadside Park - Eastford, CT

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Frog Rock is located on the north side of U. S. Route 44 in the quiet northeastern Connecticut town of Eastford.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: never

Image for Willimantic, Connecticut - Giant Frogs on Thread Spoolsview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWillimantic, Connecticut - Giant Frogs on Thread Spools

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Four giant frogs sit atop thread spools on each corner of the bridge crossing the Willimantic River in Willimantic CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 9/19/2009

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Roadside AttractionsIce Cream Lady Statue - Douglas, MA

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The Ice Cream Lady statue is in the parking lot of the Family Convenience Store on 67 Main Street in Douglas, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Museum of Puppetry - Storrs, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMuseum of Puppetry - Storrs, CT

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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry is located near the campus of the University of Connecticut at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/28/2019

last visited: never

Image for Gulf Hill Ice Cream - Dartmouth MAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGulf Hill Ice Cream - Dartmouth MA

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Iconic Ice Cream place on Gulf Road

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/16/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHebron - Marlborough, Connecticut - Eagle Rock

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Outside of Marlboro CT there is an outcropping of rocks painted like an eagle. It is located on CT66 between Marlboro and Hebron

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/2/2009

last visited: 1/19/2015

Image for Giant Eye Glasses - Southbridge, MAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Eye Glasses - Southbridge, MA

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Spectacular AO, a sculpture of a gigantic pair of eyeglass frames, is located on the town common opposite 14 mechanic street in Southbrige, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: 9/8/2013

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