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Ruins Park

Ruins Park 30 Enterprise Street Glen Rock, Pennsylvania Your opinion of this “wonder” may depend on  your personal esthetic. This is definitely my favorite find during 2017 and possibly my favorite in years! I was driving home from a meeting in Baltimore last week and I still had a few hours of daylight. I normally would have chosen a few things from my to-do list that are in Baltimore but it was...

Prayer Mountain Retreat

Prayer Mountain Retreat & Motel 47379 Homestead Road Steeves Mountain New Brunswick, Canada submitted by: “Jo,eh” Just look at teeny-tiny Jo in front of this teeny-tiny church. Prayer Mountain Retreat is part of MHOP (Maritime House of Prayer). Tags: Canada, Church, Jo, New Brunswick, Steeves Mountain

The Wilson Laminate House

Ralph & Sunny Wilson House 1714 South 61st Street Temple, Texas submitted by: Bill Miller Bill: In the small city of Temple, Texas, lived Ralph Wilson, the founder of Wilsonart – a company that produces laminate materials similar to Formica. Mr. Wilson decided to make his late 1950s home both a showplace and test lab for his company’s products, so he basically decorated the entire interior of...

Pigdom – A Shrine to Swine

Pigdom –  A Shrine to a Swine Houston, Texas (no longer exists) submitted by: Bill Miller One of my favorite RoadsideWonders contributors is back with a funny, touching, and just plain fantastic contribution. We may not be able to visit it any longer; but it’s fun to look back on this unique Houston-area “wonder”. From Bill: This one is chock full of Texas weirdness. The diving pigs...

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