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Old 07-15-2007, 09:43 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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What are some weird places or things that you know of across america love tor you to share what you have came across here a few I know of.

Long Island, New York
Big Duck on Long Island, a duck-shaped structure built in 1930 as a place to sell duck eggs.

Natchez, Mississippi
Stop for lunch at Mammy's Cupboard in Natchez, Mississippi, where you can eat inside the "skirt" of a building, erected in 1940 to attract tourist business to a gas station, in the shape of an African-American mammy.

Lexington, Kentucky

Fill your prescriptions at Bondurants' Pharmacy in Lexington, Kentucky, a drug store in the shape of a giant mortar and pestle.

Collinsville, Illinois
World's Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville, Illinois, that is really just an old watertower. You can't climb up inside it, but you can stand beneath

Hazard, Kentucky
There is a Mother Goose House shaped just like Mother Goose shoe but forget touring it due to it is now a private residence.

Winston Salem, North Carolina
there is a historical gas station shaped like a bright yellow Shell. This was a former Shell gas station.

Also located within this city is 12 foot tall by 16 feet circu****ence coffee pot. (lol I dont know why this site edit that word)

Collettsville, North carolina
A end of a dirt road you will find a house that the exterior is decorated with coffee mugs so is the fence. And if you still didnt see enough ... you got it the inside is decorated with coffee mugs as well at John Piverz House of Mugs

Murphy, North Carolina
world's largest Ten Commandments
with concrete letters 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide on the mountainside across .
Other markers include, the world's largest altar, a concrete structure 80 feet long erected .
The world's largest New Testament, an open concrete Bible 30 feet tall and 50 feet wide, and the world's largest cross, a prone concrete structure 115 feet wide and 150 feet long, lined by the flags of the eighty-six nations in which the church can be found. A replica of Christ's tomb was also built at the park, and an outdoor baptismal pool which is used by thousands annually

Rockingham, North Carolina
Head north of the city on Highway 220 and there sits the worlds largest strawberry. At Least this is what this building shaped like one proclaims.

Raleigh, North Carolina
If you enjoy watching the big ball drop at times square be in Raleigh and watch the Big Acorn be split down at Midnight. Raleigh is known as the city of oaks.

Durham, North Carolina
Do dinosuars exist they do in Durham Athletic Park. It a leftover from Life and Science Museum.

Goldsboro, North Carolina
Do you love milk? Stop in this city at the PET diary plant to observe a large version of PET milk carton

Stokesdale, North Carolina
Prefer tea over coffee? Stop in this city for a tea pot similar to coffee pot mention above set near a retirment community once location of a restaurant signage.

High Point, North Carolina
Heading to High Point to buy some furniture maybe shop at FurintureLand South? Stop for a photo op at one of the largest furniture bureaus there is another one in the city as well.

Thomasville, North Carolina
If you didnt finish shopping in High Point drive down the street from Thomasville Furniture Outlet store to see worlds largest duncan phyfe chair.
The chair is 18 feet tall and sits on a 12 foot base.

Henderson, North Carolina
Need to see some legs? Head to this city to see a large cut out of womens legs sitting on the side of the road.

New Bern & Raliegh Durham Airport
Do you know someone needs a good butt kicking then there is a machine made to do just that.
One is located in parking lot behind at the Angus Barn Restaurant near RDU
Newbern location is 10 miles east on highway 70.
The principle of the machine is to turn the crank which will turn the pulley that rotates these boots to give a good kicking
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Old 07-15-2007, 11:05 PM
 
Location: Bethesda
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Get the book Wierd U.S.
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Old 07-16-2007, 02:00 AM
 
Location: Anywhere but here!
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Holbrook, Arizona- There's a motel that is a bunch of Wig Wams/Tee pees. Never stayed there, but really COOL though!
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Old 07-16-2007, 02:03 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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Hehehe...except for Long Island and Collinsville, Illinois, which are in the Northeast and Midwest respectively, the South tends to be the weirdest region in the U.S. according to your list
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Old 07-16-2007, 03:06 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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Along Route 30 (first transcontinental highway, NYC to SF) in PA:

Shoe House is a stucco replica of a high-top work boot near York, Pa. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room, 25 feet tall, 48 feet long and 17 feet wide. Built in 1948 by a guy named Haines who made millions in the shoe business.

Bedford Pa has a giant coffee pot built in the 1920s that was a lucheonette.

A ship-shaped building perched high in the mountains - you can see three states and seven counties - it was a hotel and nightclub, was destroyed by fire in 2001. Many famous people including presidents had stayed there.
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Old 07-16-2007, 07:12 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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Holbrook, Arizona- There's a motel that is a bunch of Wig Wams/Tee pees. Never stayed there, but really COOL though!
We have that here in KY too......


Wigwam Village No. 2, Cave City, Kentucky


It's in Cave city. Yours and ours are the only ones left!
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Old 07-20-2007, 09:57 AM
 
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there is a giant wheel in Allen Park michigan.
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Old 07-20-2007, 10:06 AM
 
Location: AZ
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The massive Superman at Metropolis, IL.
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