We missed the Golden Anniversary of of the coin-op binocular in 1983, and we’re not sure how many people marked their calendars to celebrate 50 years of the coin-op telescope in 2011. But America’s tourists certainly should.
Wars, without exception, are awful — but World War II honestly earned its world-class misery ranking as it tore its way through populations around the globe. Its death toll for military and civilians makes most post-World War II conflicts seem like inconvenient skirmishes (except, of course, to anyone in those conflicts).
If you’ve found Parts 1 and 2 of this series illuminating, then you are ready to behold Roadside’s top sights that “Fluoresce to Impress”! The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Monastery in Munster, Indiana is a peaceful shrine set upon bucolic grounds. But if you enter the three-story Grotto of the Holy Mother (made of […]
The Waffle House Museum, built inside the chain’s first 1955 restaurant outside of Atlanta, Georgia in Decatur, opened in 2008. The museum has been both a temptation and a frustration for Waffle House fans, because its doors have usually been locked.
It may never attain the stature of Graceland, but fans of The Allman Brothers Band now have a pilgrimage shrine tourist attraction of their own. The Big House Museum in Macon, Georgia, has opened. It’s the house in which the band lived during its productive years, a combination commune/crash pad in a surprisingly suburban upscale […]
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