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  • Fallen Robot: Goldie 1971

    Fallen Robot: Goldie 1971

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Sculptor Joe McCreary created "Goldie 1971" as a memorial to Birmingham's fallen iron giant, the Sloss Furnaces.

  • President Reagan Ate Here McDonald's

    President Reagan Ate Here McDonald's

    Northport, Alabama

    After a 1984 presidential campaign speech, regular-guy Reagan came here for lunch and asked, "What am I supposed to order?"

  • Closet of the Spiderweb Lady

    Closet of the Spiderweb Lady

    Huntsville, Alabama

    For 30 years Anne Bradshaw Clopton would relax by sitting in her home, in a closet, painting miniatures on spider webs.

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  • World's Largest Office Chair

    World's Largest Office Chair

    Anniston, Alabama

    33-ft. tall steel landmark -- this office supply company means business.

  • Vulcan the Iron Man

    Vulcan the Iron Man

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Ascend a tower to the 56-foot-tall statue of Vulcan, the pagan, bare-butted Roman smithy god.

  • African Village in America

    African Village in America

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Since 1989, Joe Minter has been packing his yard with homemade sculptures, shrines, and signs as a tribute to African-Americans, on orders from God.

  • The Sloss Furnaces

    The Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    For those who love exploring industrial ruins. Wander around an immense, rusting, turn-of-the-20th-century blast furnace.

  • Ave Maria Grotto

    Ave Maria Grotto

    Cullman, Alabama

    Fantastically detailed miniature world of religious buildings was created by one single-minded monk.

  • Bamahenge


    Elberta, Alabama

    The world's first full-size fiberglass Stonehenge was built by Foamhenge creator Mark Cline.

  • Lady in the Lake

    Lady in the Lake

    Elberta, Alabama

    The giant Lady, a creation of artist Mark Cline, appears to be using the Bayou La Launch as a bathtub.

  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    Huntsville, Alabama

    America's space armada has left an impressive contrail of rocket and NASA history artifacts.

  • Hank Williams Death Car

    Hank Williams Death Car

    Montgomery, Alabama

    Country music star's car is at the Hank Williams Museum. And his grave is covered with astroturf.

  • Hitler's Tea Service and Spy Weapons

    Hitler's Tea Service and Spy Weapons

    Anniston, Alabama

    Adolf Hitler's tea service plots porcelain domination in the Berman Museum of World History's coffee and tea service collection.

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