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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

Trunkations

  • Potato Head of State

    Trunkations.

    Bristol - A newly-restored, proudly patriotic potato serves as "official mascot" of the Fourth of July Parade in Bristol, Rhode Island. Full story

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