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Americana Hollywood Museum
Illinois

Americana Hollywood Museum

A short skip away from the Super Museum, right across from the Harrah's Hotel and Casino, is a 40,000-square-foot building that could only be described with the proverbial "one man's junk is another man's treasure." Jim Hambrick's (yes, the same Jim Hambrick that owns the Super Museum) Americana Hollywood Museum opened in 2005 and celebrates pop culture and more. Lining every inch of wall and table space ...
Big John Grocery Clerk – Part 2
Illinois

Big John Grocery Clerk – Part 2

More photographs of the Metropolis Big John from 2007... Site: Big John Grocery Clerk statue at the Big John Superstore Location: 1200 E. 5th St., Metropolis, IL Cost: Free to see Hours: Always Visible Date: July 14, 2007 ...
Big John Grocery Clerk
Illinois

Big John Grocery Clerk

Big John is a small chain of grocery stores that have a big grocery clerk statue out front. From what I can tell only a few are currently out there (although I am not sure how many there ever were) and many that exist are at different grocery stores or different places all together. I tried to figure out more of a history than that but didn't have any luck. Big Johns stand between 28 and 30 feet tall, ...
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.