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One and Only Hippie Memorial in Arcola, Illinois
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One and Only Hippie Memorial in Arcola, Illinois

Just down the block from the Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum is another awesome roadside attraction: The World's One and Only Hippie Memorial. The monument spans 62 feet across alongside the railroad tracks in Arcola, Illinois. It was built by local Bob Moomaw. He had worked as both a tax assessor and railroad clerk, but disliked both jobs. He preferred painting messages on the side of his building with slogans ...
Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
Washington D.C.

Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

I'm off to Washington D.C. for the weekend! I'll try to squeeze in a bit of tourism, but I'm mostly going for a wedding, so I probably won't get a chance to see much. Since I've been to D.C. twice before, I'll share with you one of the sites from my last trip back in 2006... THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in 1922 to honor our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln ...
Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.

About Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip. Read more.