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Somerset, Pennsylvania: Globe Tower

Slowly rotating full-color earth atop a tall tower is also a billboard for a local dry cleaning establishment.

N. Pleasant Ave., Somerset, PA
Pennsylvania Tpke exit 110. Once through the tollbooths, continue straight through two stoplights. You'll see the Jenny building on the left. Park in its lot and walk to the tower, also on the left.
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Globe tower.

Globe Tower

I really thought this was a water tower until we stopped, walked up to it, and saw how it was slowly rotating. It is a very interesting way to advertise.

[EC, 06/20/2022]

Globe tower.

Globe Tower

In Somerset, the water tower (visible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike) is painted with a map of the earth (as well as what I believe is an ad for a Jenny's Dry Cleaning).

[Kim, 08/06/2006]

March 2009: Oliver clarifies that "The Jenny globe is actually a rotating globe on a tall pole - not a water tower (that would be an awesome trick, though!)" May 2019: Photo added.

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