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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...

Campus Theatre

Campus Theatre 413 Market Street Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Another gem from my backlog of “temporarily lost” wonders! The oh-so-beautiful vintage loveliness that is the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. This was a rare sunny moment on the day that I attempted to attend the Wings Over Piper event at the William T. Piper Airport in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. That event was rained-out when I...

Christ Church Cathedral’s Odd Cat and Rat

Mummified Cat & Rat Christ Church Cathedral Dublin, Ireland submitted by¬†UrbanDragon (Scott) *click here (or the UrbanDragon tag below) to see Scott’s other great finds! RoadsideWonder’s first “Irish Wonder” … Scott recently shared the famous mummified cat and rat on display at the historic Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. The placard reads: Possibly our most famous...

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