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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 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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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

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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 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

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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 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 Attractions9/11 Beam Memorial to Local Flight Crew - Stafford Springs, CT

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The 9/11 Beam Memorial to Local Flight Crew is located in front of the West Stafford Fire Department building at 144 W. Stafford Rd, in the Stafford Springs, CT section of Stafford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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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 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

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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 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

Image for Lincoln Welcomes Your Conversation - East Hartford, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsLincoln Welcomes Your Conversation - East Hartford, CT

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A Welcome Conversation is the title of a sculpture located at the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront in East Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLincoln Career Column - East Hartford, CT

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The Lincoln Career Column contains a series of silhouette cut-outs about the life of Lincoln. It is located at the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront in East Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/25/2019

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

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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

Image for Jack, First Presidential Pardon Turkey - Hartford, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsJack, First Presidential Pardon Turkey - Hartford, CT

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Jack is the name of the first turkey to receive a presidential pardon and the title of a sculpture of a turkey located on the Riverwalk north of the Buckeley Bridge and 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

Image for Connecticut Trolley and Fire Museum - East Windsor, CTview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsConnecticut Trolley and Fire Museum - East Windsor, CT

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The Connecticut Trolley and Fire Museum is located at 58 North Road (SR 140) in East Windsor, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/6/2013

last visited: 5/20/2015

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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 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 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

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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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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 AttractionsGiant Legos - Enfield, CT

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Three Giant Legos are located at the cul-de-sac on Cybulski Road by the Lego office complex in Enfield, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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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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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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