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  • Manny, 12-Foot-Tall Fish

    Manny, 12-Foot-Tall Fish

    Eufaula, Alabama

    Statue of a leaping largemouth bass in a town that calls itself the "Bass Fishing Capital of the World." Named "Manny" in honor of local fishing legend Tom Mann.

  • Athletes Made of Junk

    Athletes Made of Junk

    Daphne, Alabama

    Made of drainage pipe, propane tanks, and various other bits of scrap metal: football players, a weightlifter, a gymnast, and many others.

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  • World's Largest Office Chair

    World's Largest Office Chair

    Anniston, Alabama

    33-ft. tall steel landmark -- this office supply company means business.

  • Vulcan the Iron Man

    Vulcan the Iron Man

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Ascend a tower to the 56-foot-tall statue of Vulcan, the pagan, bare-butted Roman smithy god.

  • African Village in America

    African Village in America

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Since 1989, Joe Minter has been packing his yard with homemade sculptures, shrines, and signs as a tribute to African-Americans, on orders from God.

  • The Sloss Furnaces

    The Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    For those who love exploring industrial ruins. Wander around an immense, rusting, turn-of-the-20th-century blast furnace.

  • Ave Maria Grotto

    Ave Maria Grotto

    Cullman, Alabama

    Fantastically detailed miniature world of religious buildings was created by one single-minded monk.

  • Bamahenge


    Elberta, Alabama

    The world's first full-size fiberglass Stonehenge was built by Foamhenge creator Mark Cline.

  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    Huntsville, Alabama

    America's space armada has left an impressive contrail of rocket and NASA history artifacts.

  • Hank Williams Death Car

    Hank Williams Death Car

    Montgomery, Alabama

    Country music star's car is at the Hank Williams Museum. And his grave is covered with astroturf.

  • Hitler's Tea Service and Spy Weapons

    Hitler's Tea Service and Spy Weapons

    Anniston, Alabama

    Adolf Hitler's tea service plots porcelain domination in the Berman Museum of World History's coffee and tea service collection.

  • Adolf Hitler's Typewriter

    Adolf Hitler's Typewriter

    Bessemer, Alabama

    What kind of a typist was Adolf Hitler? Perhaps that question can be answered by the star artifact at Bessemer's Hall of History.

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