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Old 03-20-2012, 04:10 PM
 
Location: Virginia Highland, GA
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I will start with Lookout Mountain and the infamous Rock City, which many people do not know is actually located in Georgia.


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Old 03-20-2012, 04:14 PM
 
Location: The City
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Roanoke
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:58 PM
 
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Marineland, north of Daytona Beach. It got very shabby and run-down, but heard it was renovated.

Little amusement parks in Maryland, now closed, used to include Glen Echo, Marshall Hall, Gwynn Oak, and Enchanted Village. In the old days of steamboats on the Chesapeake Bay, people who didn't own cars rode boats to Betterton and Tolchester Beach (just east of Baltimore), and Colonial Beach VA.
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Much of the Jersey Shore, particularly the boardwalks in towns like Asbury Park which are ghost-towns compared to their former glory.
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:20 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Anasazi ruins, 4 corners area. About as old as man-made stuff is going to get.
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:52 PM
 
Location: South St Louis
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Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, Old Faithful.... Are those old enough?
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Statue of Liberty
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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On the 1940s, Florida's best known tourist attraction was the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales. Most people could not name any other tourist attractions, but the Bok Tower was always seen on any Florida tourism material. It was built in 1929, as part of a botanical garden and wildlife preserve.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:19 PM
 
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Yes, I've seen the Bok Singing Tower on many old postcards.

Another is the "Little Brown Church in the Vale" (the inspiration for the beloved hymn) in rural Iowa. One of the few tourists sights Iowa had, the church was on many postcards. The travel author, Bill Bryson, mentioned it in his recent memoir book. Also the huge Catholic churches in Victoria Kansas, and Dyersville Iowa.

Haussner's German Restaurant in a working-class district of Baltimore, famous for its huge collection of romantic oil paintings stretching from floor to ceiling. It closed in the 1990s and the paintings sold at auction. Also the huge "Lexington Market" in Baltimore, over 200 years old.
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:22 AM
 
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The lost sea in Sweetwater TN has been around a long time.
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