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Image for Eastern State Penitentiary - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEastern State Penitentiary - Philadelphia, PA

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The Eastern State Penitentiary is a former state prison in the United States. Ominous and quite scary looking, the prison today is a wonderful tourist attraction and museum and during October, scary as heck!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2013

last visited: 6/6/2008

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAmerican Philosophical Society - Philadelphia, PA

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Founded by Benjamin Franklin himself, next to Independence Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesIndependence Hall - Philadelphia, PA

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Independence Hall served as the nation's capital building when the Declaration of Independence was ratified on July 4, 1776

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

Image for Commodore John Barry - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCommodore John Barry - Philadelphia, PA

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The founder of the United States Navy was also born in Wexford, Ireland in 1745.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

Image for The White Horse Drive-in White Horse - Lawnside, NJview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe White Horse Drive-in White Horse - Lawnside, NJ

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A huge elevated, metal horse on a pole is all that is left of the former White Horse Drive-in once located on the White Horse Pike.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

Image for Freedom - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFreedom - Philadelphia, PA

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“Freedom” is a public sculpture created by Philadelphia-based artist, Zeno Frudakis, who wanted to create something that regardless to background, everyone could relate to the idea of struggling to break through.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

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SWSW142.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMuffler Man - Magnolia, NJ

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This muffler man, part of a much larger family strewn across America can be found right on Route 30 under a Bridgestone Royal Tire sign. Not too far away in NJ are two other brothers of this big guy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: never

Image for Race Street Friends Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

SWSW142.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRace Street Friends Meetinghouse - Philadelphia, PA

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The historic building has been expanded over the years and is no longer just a meeting house. There is a complex of offices in this building which is notably used as a national meeting place for Quakers. The meeting house is 152 years old!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

SWSW142.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRuth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PA

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The Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building—originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building—is an annex of the Philadelphia Museum of Art containing exhibition galleries, offices, conservation labs, and the museum library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Government of the People - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGovernment of the People - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue was erected in commemoration of the two hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The sculptor is Jacques Lipchitz and the statue of course was completed in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for The Wedges - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Wedges - Philadelphia, PA

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Stonehenge in Fairmount Park one might speculate upon viewing this sculpture for the first time. Have no fear, no strange sacrifices or rituals will be performed along Kelly Drive for this is just another examples of our Museum Without Walls™.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFrank Rizzo - Philadelphia, PA

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Beautiful statue of the former and beloved 93rd Mayor of Philadelphia, Frank Rizzo who served in the 1970s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Philadelphia City Hall - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPhiladelphia City Hall - Philadelphia, PA

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For a few years at the beginning of the 20th century, this amazing, spectacular, stupendous building was the tallest thing on earth! Today, its artwork is a marvel and its engineering is still pioneering and a landmark. This is also an NRHP site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 11/15/2017

Image for Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPhiladelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art, located at the west end of the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy in Fairmount Park, was established in 1876 in conjunction with the Centennial Exposition of the same year and is now among the largest art museums in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: 8/25/2016

Image for Pennsylvania Hospital - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPennsylvania Hospital - Philadelphia, PA

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Pennsylvania Hospital is a hospital in Center City, Philadelphia currently affiliated with the University of PA Health System ("Penn Health System"). Founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond, it was the first hospital in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBerlin Hotel - Berlin, NJ

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This beautiful, Victorian-style hotel was saved from demolition in 2000 by the local historical society and relocated to this current position. It sits oddly out of place as the oldest commercial building along Rt. 30 (White Horse Pike).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Fairmount Water Works - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFairmount Water Works - Philadelphia, PA

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This site used advanced methods for pumping water & was an integral part of the original 5 acres of Fairmount Park. Designed by Frederick Graff in 1812, the area consist of a dam, a Greek Revival Pavilion, 2 mill house structures, & an engine house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Boathouse Row - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBoathouse Row - Philadelphia, PA

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Boathouse row is one of the many attractions of the East River Drive/Art Museum area. The NRHP site and National Landmark encompass 15 properties on East River Drive (now Kelly Drive) on the Schuylkill River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: never

Image for Sparks Shot Tower - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

SWSW143.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSparks Shot Tower - Philadelphia, PA

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The Historic American Buildings Survey lists this as an Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark & the OLDEST such structure in the U.S. It was the first shot tower in the USA, built in 1808 & was the tallest structure in Philadelphia at one time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: 9/23/2013

Image for Dodge Power Wagon - Barrington, NJview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDodge Power Wagon - Barrington, NJ

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This appears to be a 1962 Dodge Power Wagon engaged for fire fighting purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

Image for 'Connie' The Life-Size Sperm Whale - West Hartford, CTview gallery

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Satellite Imagery Oddities'Connie' The Life-Size Sperm Whale - West Hartford, CT

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"Connie", the life-size, walk through 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: 5/21/2017

last visited: never

Image for Berlin Water Tower - Berlin, NJview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBerlin Water Tower - Berlin, NJ

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Just another green, Camden County Water Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Del Buono's Bakery's Fiberglass Menagerie - Haddon Heights, New Jerseyview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDel Buono's Bakery's Fiberglass Menagerie - Haddon Heights, New Jersey

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This is one of those attractions that will make you drive off the side of the road if you are not careful. There are lots of fiberglass animals and creatures here to see, all over the building and grounds, so it is better to just pull over and park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Heublein Tower -  Simsbury, CTview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHeublein Tower - Simsbury, CT

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Heublein Tower is located on Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury, CT. It can only be reached by hiking 1.25 miles south from the trailhead at Route 185.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for Mark Twain House - Hartford, CTview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMark Twain House - Hartford, CT

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This building- the First Green Museum, is located at 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: 6/27/2010

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