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  • Entropy and Watermelons

    Entropy and Watermelons

    Ridgefield, Connecticut

    The Greek goddess Hera meets cement fruit, which inevitably results in entropy and art.

  • Mummified Human Arm

    Mummified Human Arm

    Norwich, Connecticut

    On display since the 1970s, a ropey, desiccated human arm and hand is an unexpected treat in a museum of art and history.

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  • Wild Bill's Nostalgia Center

    Wild Bill's Nostalgia Center

    Middletown, Connecticut

    A farm silo turned into the World's Largest Jack-in-the-Box is just another freaky project for senior love child Wild Bill Ziegler.

  • Wells Dinosaur Haven

    Wells Dinosaur Haven

    Uncasville, Connecticut

    A backyard set of impressive sculptures, and the only place where we've seen a full-sized T-Rex posed playing a mandolin.

  • Muffler Man - Bunyan

    Muffler Man - Bunyan

    Cheshire, Connecticut

    Fiberglass Paul Bunyan Muffler Man statue holds a flag to comply with town signage laws.

  • St. Edmund's Severed Arm

    St. Edmund's Severed Arm

    Mystic, Connecticut

    Eeeeew! A real, mummified human arm, hacked off of a real Saint centuries ago.

  • Home of the Hamburger

    Home of the Hamburger

    New Haven, Connecticut

    A tiny restaurant that says it served the first hamburger in 1900. Its burgers remain unchanged, and are cooked on the original grill.

  • Muffler Man Cowboy: Big Bob

    Muffler Man Cowboy: Big Bob

    Norwich, Connecticut

    A cowboy of strip-mall commerce, Big Bob carries an American flag. He's 22 feet tall, and the cowboy's pedestal makes him seem even taller.

  • Holy Land USA

    Holy Land USA

    Waterbury, Connecticut

    A long-closed attraction that became more interesting as it decayed. 2015: signs of restoration evident.

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