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  • Annapolis: Windmill with Winged Pigs and Guitars [tips]
  • Annapolis: Surfin' Submarine Centennial Statue
  • Annapolis: Museum of unNatural History [tips]
  • Annapolis: John Paul Jones Crypt [tips]
  • Annapolis Junction: National Cryptologic Museum [tips]
  • Baltimore: American Visionary Art Museum [tips]
  • Baltimore: National Great Blacks In Wax Museum
  • Baltimore: Phoenix Shot Tower [tips]
  • Baltimore: Museum of Dentistry: Washington's Choppers
  • Baltimore: Safety City [tips]
  • Baltimore: Golden Eggs - Baltimore's Anaerobic Digesters [tips]
  • Baltimore: Geppi's Entertainment Museum
  • Baltimore: Big Bust of Frank Zappa on a Pole [tips]
  • Baltimore: Edgar Allan Poe's House and Graves [tips]
  • Baltimore: Feed the Poor Parking Meter [tips]
  • Baltimore: Giant RCA Dog Nipper [tips]
  • Baltimore: Train Safety Challenge [tips]
  • Baltimore: USS Torsk SS-423 Submarine [tips]
  • Baltimore: Boat-Shaped Restaurant [tips]
  • Baltimore: Pink Flamingo [tips]
  • Baltimore: Grave of John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln Assassin
  • Baltimore: Inventor's Ouija Board Tombstone [tips]
  • Baltimore: Full-Size Easter Island Head [tips]
  • Baltimore: Papermoon Diner: Crazy Art Eatery [tips]
  • Baltimore: The Pagoda [tips]
  • Baltimore: Bromo Seltzer Arts Clock Tower [tips]
  • Beltsville: Castle Good Knight [tips]
  • Berlin: Frontier Town [tips]
  • Berlin: Shark from Jaws, Ice Cream Cowboy [tips]
  • Berlin: Cowboy with Ice Cream Cone [tips]
  • Bethesda: Madonna of the Trail
  • Bethesda: Van Gogh's Starry Night in Door Knobs [tips]
  • Bethesda: Hobbit House - Mushroom House [tips]
  • Boonsboro: Shriveled Human Arm and Lincoln Bullet
  • Boring: Town Named Boring [tips]
  • Burkittsville: Spook Hill [tips]
  • Colesville: National Capital Trolley Museum [tips]
  • College Park: Testudo the Terrapin
  • College Park: Kermit the Frog and Jim Henson Statue [tips]
  • Colmar Manor: Dueling Grounds of Washington DC
  • Crownsville: Muffler Man - The Fair Giant [tips]
  • Edgemere: Giant Lawn Ornaments [tips]
  • Ellicott City: Enchanted Forest - Clark's Elioak Farm [tips]
  • Ellicott City: Enchanted Forest: Original Location [tips]
  • Emmitsburg: Big Jinxed 9/11 Statue Of Flag-Raising Firefighters [tips]
  • Fort Meade: National Vigilance Park
  • Fort Washington: Giant Hammer [tips]
  • Frederick: National Museum of Civil War Medicine [tips]
  • Frederick: Jug Bridge Marker [tips]
  • Frederick: Towering Peace Candle Tree [tips]
  • Frederick: Roads and Rails Museum [tips]
  • Frederick: Statue of John Hanson, First U.S. President [tips]
  • Frederick: Trompe l'oeil Bridge Mural [tips]
  • Frostburg: Noah's Ark Being Rebuilt
  • Frostburg: Hotel's Local History Museum [tips]
  • Germantown: Earthoid: Earth Globe Water Storage Tank [tips]
  • Germantown: The Cider Barrel - Old Road Stand [tips]
  • Glen Burnie: Giant Crash Test Dummy [tips]
  • Glen Burnie: Giant Rotted Molar Sculpture [tips]
  • Greenbelt: Goddard Visitor Center - Space Museum [tips]
  • Hagerstown: Giant Coke Bottle [tips]
  • Hagerstown: Giant Crab on a Roof [tips]
  • Havre de Grace: Desert Storm Muffler Man
  • Hyattsville: Library with Flying Saucer [tips]
  • Jessup: Monster Mini Golf [tips]
  • Kensington: Easter Island Head [tips]
  • Kensington: Mormon Temple - Fairy Tale Rockets [tips]
  • Kingsville: Hoodoo Marker [tips]
  • La Plata: La Plata Tornado Memorial Garden [tips]
  • Laurel: Dinosaur Fossils [tips]
  • Linthicum: William P. Didusch Urological Museum [tips]
  • Linthicum Heights: Star Wars Toys Museum [tips]
  • Luke: Deadly Curve of Crosses [tips]
  • Manchester: River Valley Ranch - Wild West Shootouts [tips]
  • Ocean City: Muffler Man - Pirate [tips]
  • Ocean City: Ocean Gallery World Center [tips]
  • Ocean City: Airplane Over a Cave [tips]
  • Ocean City: Giant Martini Glass [tips]
  • Ocean City: Shark Wedged in a Building [tips]
  • Oxon Hill: "The Awakening" - Buried Giant [tips]
  • Rockville: MOOT: Museum of Outdated Technology [tips]
  • Rockville: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda's Graves [tips]
  • Rocky Ridge: Municipal Giant Slide - Sliding Board [tips]
  • Rosedale: Cateraptasaurus: Mecha-Dinosaur [tips]
  • Savage: World's Only Surviving Wrought Iron Bridge [tips]
  • Sharpsburg: Official William McKinley Coffee Break Monument
  • Sharptown: Logging Truck Tombstone [tips]
  • Silver Spring: National Museum of Health and Medicine
  • Silver Spring: Grave of a Petey, Little Rascals Dog
  • Silver Spring: Prayer Stop - Tiny Church [tips]
  • Silver Spring: Memorial Bust To the Homeless Mayor [tips]
  • Silver Spring: Atlantic Surf Fountain [tips]
  • Silver Spring: Giant Earth Globe [tips]
  • Solomons Island: Easter Island Heads At Tiki Bar [tips]
  • Takoma Park: Roscoe the Rooster [tips]
  • Temple Hills: Mercury Cougar Statue [tips]
  • Thurmont: Giant Ear of Corn Silo [tips]
  • Thurmont: Transformers, Metal Sculptures at Corn Maze [tips]
  • Towson: Divine's Grave [tips]
  • Westminster: Roland A. Remnant [tips]
  • Westminster: Important Civil War Bullet Holes [tips]

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