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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 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 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 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 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

Image for Jordan's Furniture - Trapeze School, Water Show, Jelly Bean Town - Reading, MAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsJordan's Furniture - Trapeze School, Water Show, Jelly Bean Town - Reading, MA

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Jordan's Furniture - Trapeze School, Water Show and Jelly Bean Town is located off exit 39 of I-95 at 50 Walker's Brook Drive, Reading, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/25/2012

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 AttractionsLeaning Tower of Pizza - Saugus, MA

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Leaning Tower of Pizza is the former name of Prince Pizza on 571 Broadway, US Route 1, in Saugus, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/18/2013

last visited: 7/5/2020

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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 AttractionsLargest Cactus in Massachusetts - Saugus, MA

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The largest cactus in Massachusetts is landmark for travelers along Route 1 at 855 Broadway in a Saugus, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2013

last visited: 7/5/2020

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Roadside AttractionsSalem Witchcraft Victims Memorial - Danvers, MA

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The Salem Witchcraft Victims Memorial is located at 176 Hobart Street in Danvers, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/23/2017

last visited: never

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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 Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Roadside AttractionsFamous Orange Dinosaur - Saugus, MA

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The famous orange dinosaur is located at Route 1 Miniature Golf and Batting Cages at 1575 Broadway in Saugus, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/11/2013

last visited: 7/5/2020

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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

Image for John Harvard Statue of Three Lies - Cambridge, MAview gallery

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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

Image for Mary's Little Lamb Schoolhouse - Sudbury, MAview gallery

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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 AttractionsOldest Fruit Tree in North America - Danvers, MA

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The Endecott (a.k.a. Endicott) Pear Tree is located down slope from the parking area behind the Osram Sylvania building at 104 Endicott Street in Danvers, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/22/2017

last visited: never

Image for World's Largest (Air Insulated) Van De Graff Generator - Boston, MAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest (Air Insulated) Van De Graff Generator - Boston, MA

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The World's Largest (Air Insulated) Van De Graff Generator is located inside the Boston Museum of Science at 1 Science Park, Boston, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/14/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDinosaur - T. Rex Statue - Boston, MA

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A large statue of a Tyrannosaurus rex stands outside the east end of the Boston Museum of Science, on Monsignor O'Brien Highway - Route 28 - in Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/6/2013

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Roadside AttractionsEther Dome - Boston, MA

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On October 16, 1846 William Thomas Green Morton made history when he demonstrated the first public surgery using anesthetic - ether. The surgical operating room where this occurred has become known as the Ether Dome.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/19/2012

last visited: 6/20/2013

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Roadside AttractionsBobby Orr Statue - Boston, MA

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The Bobby Orr statue known as the "The Goal" has been relocated twice in order to accommodate expansion of the TD Bank Garden. It currently is located in the main concourse entrance to the TD Bank Garden at 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/27/2021

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMolasses Flood Plaque - Boston, MA

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A plaque, placed by the Bostonian Society, commemorating the Boston Molasses Flood is located at the north entrance to the Harborwalk at 529 Commercial Street in the North End of Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTomb of the Mather Family - Boston, MA

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The tomb of the influential Puritan ministers Increase Mather, his son Cotton Mather and his grandson Samuel Mather is located in Copp's Hill Burying Ground on Hull Street in Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Skinny House - Boston, MA

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The Skinny House is located in the North End of Boston at 44 Hull Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: 12/8/2012

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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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Roadside AttractionsBig Cigar - Boston, MA

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The Big Cigar is located on top of the entrance to the Stanza dei Sigari cigar bar at 292 Hanover Street in Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 7/13/2018

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