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High Caliber Politics In Kentucky: Hitler Plaque, Assassination Relics

Monday, March 11th, 2013

For five years the castle-like Kentucky Military History Museum — formerly the State Arsenal — has been open only sporadically. $2 million has been spent over that time to restore it to its fortress 1850 appearance.

Be It Ever So Humble, There’s No Place Like A Bottle House

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

“I just woke up one day and told my wife, ‘I want to build a bottle house.'”

New Top Banana At The Banana Museum

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

When you take over a banana museum, you’d better be ready to wear the banana suit.

Scripture Perfect: Not So Easy in Wax

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

I don’t like things that distract,” said Mark Pedro, art director at Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens, a Christian wax museum in Gatlinburg.

Castle at the End of the Enchanted Highway

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

For the past two decades, Gary Greff has been building the world’s largest metal sculptures along The Enchanted Highway, trying to lure travelers off the interstate to his hometown.

Inside the Temple of Tolerance House

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

If you’re visiting the Temple of Tolerance in Wapakoneta, Ohio, and temple master Jim Bowsher is around, ask politely if you can go inside his house.

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