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  • JFK's Rejected Grave Slab

    JFK's Rejected Grave Slab

    Newport, Rhode Island

    A slab that didn't make the cut for JFK's Arlington National Cemetery memorial survives.

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  • Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams

    Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams

    Providence, Rhode Island

    The founder of Rhode Island was devoured by an apple tree -- or so the claim goes.

  • World's Largest Bug

    World's Largest Bug

    Providence, Rhode Island

    "Nibbles Woodaway," a giant blue termite, promotes the extermination acumen of New England Pest Control.

  • Mysterious Viking Tower

    Mysterious Viking Tower

    Newport, Rhode Island

    Did stone-stacking Vikings erect this tower, thus making it the oldest building in America?

  • Fighting Seabee Statue

    Fighting Seabee Statue

    North Kingstown, Rhode Island

    Rhode Island's other giant insect, this bee in a sailor's cap is ready for action.

  • Florence Nightingale's Nurse Cap

    Florence Nightingale's Nurse Cap

    Westerly, Rhode Island

    Any other state would lose this in the tourist attraction pile. Not Rhode Island!

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