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Old 08-02-2012, 06:58 AM
 
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For Georgia, it is definitely Stone Mountain, the largest piece of exposed granite in the world.


http://www.guideoftravels.com/wp-con...e-Mountain.jpg


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Old 08-02-2012, 07:31 AM
 
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For Ohio, maybe the roller coasters at Cedar Point. R&R Hall of Fame is a poor choice, it's of very recent creation, not in a recognizable building, and an idea that doesn't historically belong in Ohio in the first place. BlueGrass music is more emblematic of Ohio, all the bluegrass record companies and recording studios were in Cincinnati.
I'm going to have to disagree with you about Ohio. I think Roller Coasters is a great idea and its more representative of the state as a whole, but when you think about one building or one symbol that is recognizable by people outside of the state/usa.. it has to be the rock hall. It also does historically belong in Cleveland- since thats where rock music began to catch on.

Brutus from OSU is highly recognizable, but a landmark? Maybe the horseshoe for Columbus and Union Terminal for Cinci? I live in Cincinnati now and the most recognizable landmark outside of it could also be the Roebling Bridge.. unfortunately on a national scale nobody knows that bridge.

Out of the 3 cities, the I.M. Pei museum on the lake has to top it for being the most recognizable landmark in Ohio.


If I had my choice I'd make it the Akron Art Museum..
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Old 08-02-2012, 07:50 AM
 
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For Georgia, it is definitely Stone Mountain, the largest piece of exposed granite in the world.



http://www.guideoftravels.com/wp-con...e-Mountain.jpg
Wow! I have hear of Stone Mountain but had no idea that's what it looked like. AMAZING! I have to see it!
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Old 08-02-2012, 10:39 AM
 
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The Snake River in Idaho actually flows through several different canyons interspersed along the rivers path. Hells Canyon on the Snake River is the deepest canyon in North America, definitely a treasure. Shoshone Falls is in one of the many Snake River canyons. There is another canyon the Snake River flows through south of Boise.
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Old 08-02-2012, 11:02 AM
 
Location: Glendale, CA
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Connecticut's most identifiable landmark is a casino?

That's just.... sad.
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:19 PM
 
Location: South St Louis
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^I kind of thought the same thing. With all of Connecticut's history, I was hoping to find a building that played a significant part in US history-- one that many people would recognize. But no luck there.
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Old 08-02-2012, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Umbrosa Regio
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^I kind of thought the same thing. With all of Connecticut's history, I was hoping to find a building that played a significant part in US history-- one that many people would recognize. But no luck there.
Despite the number of times I have driven through the state and the number of hours I have spent in it, I can't think of a single thing that would easily symbolize the whole state. For me personally, maybe it would be a Merritt Parkway highway sign.
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Old 08-02-2012, 01:38 PM
 
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Perhaps this ought to be the image for WI (my native state):

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Old 08-02-2012, 03:48 PM
 
Location: south central
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Newport Bridge for Rhode Island? Seriously?

What about WaterFire? Or The Breakers? or Block Island Lighthouse?
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Old 08-02-2012, 09:31 PM
 
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Mt. Rainier is another landmark for Washington state.
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