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May 10, 2013, was the 150th anniversary of the death of Confederate general Stonewall Jackson (His arm was dead and buried seven days earlier).
Mark Cline, creator of Foamhenge at Natural Bridge, Virginia, has been building fiberglass monsters, dinosaurs, and freaks for the tourist attractions of America for decades.
Mark Cline, creator of Foamhenge, views April Fool’s Day as his personal holiday, one that must be celebrated each year with an elaborate prank.
“Has anybody here, seen my old friend Bobby?” The AP reported that as many as 6,600 graves in the Arlington National Cemetery were misplaced or misidentified.
When the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum (last located in Branson, Missouri) closed in December of 2009, fans of the cowcouple were concerned…where would the museum’s extensive collection of Western Memorabilia end up? In particular, what would become of the institution’s most iconic (and, frankly, somewhat disturbing) prized possession: the taxidermied hide of Roy’s horse, Trigger?
When I was a kid, I was a member of the Bigfoot Fan Club,” said Mark Cline, recalling his misspent 1970s youth. “They sent you a record of his grunts.”« Previous Entries
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