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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 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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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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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

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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

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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 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 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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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

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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 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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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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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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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 AttractionsMr. Potato Head - Longmeadow, MA

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Hasbro toy company has contribute a Mr. Potato Head statue to a playground it sponsored in Bliss Park at 252 Bliss Rd in Longmeadow, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/20/2019

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOmiskanoagwiak: Peter Toth Indian Head - Springfield, MA

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Omiskanoagwiak, The Wolf-People Medicine Man, by Peter Wolf Toth, is located at the western entrance to Forest Park, in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2019

last visited: 5/29/2014

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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 AttractionsTomb Guarded by Sphinx - Springfield, MA

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The Tomb Guarded by Sphinx is the tomb of Everett Hosmer Barney, and his wife and son. It is located in the Laurel Hill section of Forest Park, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/1/2018

last visited: never

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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

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