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  • Bronze Archie, Ageless Teenager

    Bronze Archie, Ageless Teenager

    Meredith, New Hampshire

    Human-size statue of the redheaded, freckle-faced cartoon character in the hometown of the illustrator who drew Archie comics for 33 years.

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  • Clark's Trading Post

    Clark's Trading Post

    Lincoln, New Hampshire

    New England's best roadside attraction, where bears eat ice cream and a train full of tourists is attacked by a hairy mutant.

  • Woodman Museum: Quirky Relics

    Woodman Museum: Quirky Relics

    Dover, New Hampshire

    Four buildings of exhibits, including a four-legged chicken, a man-eating clam, and a blackjack used to kill a New Hampshire bank teller in 1897.

  • Yankee Siege Trebuchet

    Yankee Siege Trebuchet

    Greenfield, New Hampshire

    A mighty Medieval-style war machine, seven stories tall, hurls pumpkins for the thrill of visitors.

  • USS Albacore, Submarine in a Ditch

    USS Albacore, Submarine in a Ditch

    Portsmouth, New Hampshire

    A super-secret experimental submarine, docked in a trench to protect it from Portsmouth's tidal flows (supposedly).

  • 92-Foot-Tall Mercury Redstone Rocket Replica

    92-Foot-Tall Mercury Redstone Rocket Replica

    Concord, New Hampshire

    A well-done lookalike, erected to honor New Hampshire's most famous spaceman, Alan Shepard.

  • Doorstep Defended by Franklin Pierce, Vacant Lot Where He Died

    Doorstep Defended by Franklin Pierce, Vacant Lot Where He Died

    Concord, New Hampshire

    14th President Franklin Pierce died in 1869 in the house that once stood at this spot. Only the steps remain, along with a historical marker.

  • Muhammad Ali's Broken Jaw X-Ray

    Muhammad Ali's Broken Jaw X-Ray

    Hooksett, New Hampshire

    Used car dealership owner Stephen Singer displays his personal collection of all things Ali.

  • Santa's Village

    Santa's Village

    Jefferson, New Hampshire

    One of a string of surviving Storybook and Santa-themed parks across New England. Has a noteworthy array of nightmare-scale statuary.

  • American Classic Arcade Museum

    American Classic Arcade Museum

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    Pac-Man. Donky Kong. Battlezone. Is that a roll of quarters in your pocket, or are you just happy to be back in a video game arcade?

  • Hannah Duston Massacre Site Statue

    Hannah Duston Massacre Site Statue

    Penacook, New Hampshire

    The first non-allegorical woman to get a statue in America. It marks the spot where a kidnapped pioneer mom turned the hatchet on her murdering captors.

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