Largest Viking In The Land

“Big Ole” The Largest Viking In The Land Alexandria, Minnesota submitted by “Solarwing” (Frank) Frank says: I came by “Big Ole” in Alexandria, Minnesota. My grandson had watched a National Geographic show about the Kensington Runestone and wanted to see it. Big Ole was across the street from the Runestone Museum. wendyvee says: Though I have some great big love for King Neptune...

Fancy Shrimp

Fancy Shrimp Statue Amelia Island, Florida submitted by “Scubapiggy” (Helen) Helen says: Here is another interesting statue.  I saw several of these scattered around Amelia Island, Florida — the self-proclaimed “Shrimp Capital of the World”.  This one is bejewelled. wendyvee says: These shrimp statues have been installed in the Fernandina Beach & Amelia Island areas. It appears...

Giant Vess Lemon-Lime Bottle

Vess Lemon-Lime Bottle The “Bottle District” St. Louis, ampoule Missouri submitted by “Jo,eh” wendyvee says: Jo is such a champ at finding great roadside wonders! This is the giant Vess Lemon-Lime bottle in St. Louis, Missouri. This post-industrial area of St. Louis, where the bottle proudly reigns, is in the midst of a slow but steady re-birth as an urban housing/shopping/entertainment district. Once...

General John F. Reynolds Statue

General John F. Reynolds Statue (McPherson’s Ridge) Route 30 Gettysburg National Historic Site submitted by wendyvee wendyvee says: Living within an hour of Gettysburg, and having a father who was a Civil War buff, I’ve been to the Gettysburg Battlefield many times. Of the multitude of statues and memorial markers (which number in the thousands), General Reynolds’ equestrian statue has...

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