Roadside America Museum – Hillsboro, Texas

Roadside America Museum 212 East Elm Street Hillsboro, Texas submitted by: Bill Miller Bill: Mr. Carroll Estes bought the old Ford dealership in Hillsboro, Texas and now lives in it. He’s in the process of filling it with his collection of 40s and 50s memorabilia, classic cars, and nostalgia. It’s not open regularly (it’s his home, after all) but you can arrange a visit. The star attraction...

Saying Goodbye to the Cyclorama Building

Old Visitors Center and Cyclorama Building update: Demolished Cyclorama Drive Gettysburg National Military Park submitted by: “wendyvee“ The battle that started in 1999 between the National Park Service and parties who were interested in preserving the Cyclorama Building in Gettysburg has ended. Demolition of the unique visitors center (part of the historic “Mission 66” project) will...

Sammy The Snow Plow

Sammy the Snow Plow 1967 Walter Truck AACA Museum Hershey, Pennsylvania submitted by: “wendyvee” I took a run over to the AACA Museum in Hershey a few days ago (mostly to make sure that the Hershey’s Kissmmobile was still in giftable shape in the event that Santa was buying it for me for Christmas). It is. He didn’t. On this visit, I took in a bunch of new “wonders” … including...

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...

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