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Glen Rock Carolers Memorial

Glen Rock Carolers Memorial 59 Water Street Glen Rock, Pennsylvania When I recently visited the fabulous Ruins Park, I also discovered the bronze sculpture of the original Glen Rock Carolers. What a great tribute to a tradition that dates back to 1848! Every Christmas Eve at midnight the members of The Glen Rock Carolers Associated begin their seven mile stroll singing traditional songs and handing out peanuts...

Stiffy Green – Phantom Bulldog?

Stiffy Green Vigo County Historical Museum and Highland Lawn Cemetery Terre Haute, Indiana submitted by: “Road Runner” (Bill) Bill is one of my favorite “roadsidewonder-ers” and I am distressingly behind in sharing some of his great roadside finds. Since Halloween is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to share his visit with Stiffy Green – Terre Haute’s favorite...

Joe Paterno Statue

“JoePa” Statue Beaver Stadium University Park, Pennsylvania submitted by “wendyvee” originally posted May 26, 2012 Update: Removed In the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the statue of Joe Paterno was removed on Sunday, July 22, 2012.  For now, the statue is stored in a garage at the stadium. Its final disposition remains unclear. wendyvee says: I was just looking at my website’s...

Pittston’s Columbus Statue

Columbus Statue 167 South Main Street Pittston, Pennsylvania submitted by: “wendyvee” The deeds and the legacy of Christopher Columbus have been the subject of no small amount of controversy in the past several decades, but Pittston’s Columbus statue still stands tall and proud. Modern-day Pittston – depending upon which source you consult – maintains a population of Italian-Americans...

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