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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 AttractionsMary's Little Lamb Schoolhouse - Sudbury, MA

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Legend has it that the Mary in the poem, "Mary Had a Little Lamb" went to this very schoolhouse, which was moved here from Sterling, Massachusetts to be here with other buildings by the Wayside Inn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 4/23/2018

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Roadside AttractionsJohn Brown Bell - Marlborough, MA

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The John Brown Bell is located at the intersection of Main Street and Bolton Street in Marlborough, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/22/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTree Carved Into Waving Ant - Marlborough, MA

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The ant woodcarving is located in front of Empire Pest Control at 453 Hosmer Street in Marlborough, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAuthors' Ridge, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - Concord, MA

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Clustered along a ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery are the family plots and graves of Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorn, Louisa May Alcott, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 5/26/2021

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Formerly Largest Rotating Globe - Wellesley, MA

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World's Formerly Largest Rotating Globe is the Babson Globe located next to Coleman Hall on the campus of Babson College in Wellesley, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/8/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsIrish Round Tower Replica - Milford MA

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The Irish Round Tower is a replica of the famous Glendaloungh Tower found in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMary's Little Lamb Statue - Sterling, MA

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Mary's Little Lamb statue is located on Main Street and Meetinghouse Hill Road in Sterling, MA; the hometown of Mary Elizabeth Sawyer and her pet lamb, the subjects of the familiar children's nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb".

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: 3/27/2016

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Roadside AttractionsGrave of Igloo, Admiral Richard Byrd's Dog - Dedham MA

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Igloo is the dog that discovered the South Pole with Admiral Richard Byrd accompanying him. The headstone is in the shape of an iceberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/3/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJulia Ward Howe's Grave - Watertown, MA

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The grave of poet, author, abolitionist, and women's rights activist Julia Ward Howe is located along Spruce Avenue opposite Pyrola Path in Mount Auburn Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/16/2021

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsUncle Sam Birthplace Statue - Arlington, MA

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Uncle Sam Birthplace Statue is located in Uncle Sam Plaza at Mystic Street north of Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsEnter Store Through Giant Pumpkin Mouth - Worcester, MA

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The Halloween Outlet features a giant pumpkin at its entrance. It is located at 540 W. Boylston St., Worcester, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHiggins Armory Museum - Worcester, MA

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The John Woodman Higgins Armory Museum is located at 100 Barber Avenue in Worcester, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/14/2013

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWall O' Washingtons - Worcester, MA

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The Wall O' Washingtons is located on the east wall of a commercial building at 12 Foster Street in Worcester, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTurtle Boy Statue - Worcester, MA

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The Turtle Boy Statue is located at the southern end of the Worcester Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 4/18/2018

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Roadside AttractionsJohn Harvard Statue of Three Lies - Cambridge, MA

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The John Harvard "Statue of Three Lies" is located in the historic Harvard Yard of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: 7/10/2019

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Roadside AttractionsLeprechaun Hat - Worcester, MA

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The Leprechaun Hat is located on the roof of Patsie Dugan's Pub at 49 Millbury Street in Worcester, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJumbo the Elephant - Medford, MA

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A memorial statue of Jumbo the Elephant is located on the campus of Tufts University in Medford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: 9/21/2018

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Roadside AttractionsUSS Maine's Ventilation Cowl - Woburn, MA

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A section of the USS Maine's ventilation cowl is on display on the Pleasant Street side of the Town Green in Woburn, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBancroft Tower - Worcester, MA

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Bancroft Tower is reached via Bancroft Tower Road in Salisbury Park in Worcester, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Roadside AttractionsIndian Muffler Man - Shirley MA

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This attractions guards over Mohawk Village Motors in Shirley MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Roadside AttractionsBaldwin Apple Monument - Wilmington, MA

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The Baldwin Apple Monument is located on the corner of Emery Lane and Chestnut Streets in Wilmington, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJack Kerouac's Grave - Lowell, MA

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The grave of leading American poet and novelist of the "Beat Generation" John "Jack" Kerouac is located in Edson Cemetery, 1375 Gorham Street, Lowell, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSalada Tea Doors - Boston, MA

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The bronze Salada Tea Doors have a an ornate relief sculpture that tells the story of tea. The doors are located at the former Salada Tea Headquarters at 330 Stuart St. in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2021

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Ether Monument - Boston, MA

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The Ether Monument, also known as the Good Samaritan, is the oldest monument in the Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA. It commemorates the first use of ether as an anesthetic during surgery.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: 4/1/2018

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Roadside AttractionsBar Seen in Cheers - Boston, MA

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The exterior of the Bull and Finch Pub was used for the opening scene for the TV sitcom Cheers. The signage has since been changed to reflect its connection to the show. Cheers, formerly the Bull and Finch, is located at 84 Beacon St., Boston, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/10/2018

last visited: 8/11/2020

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