Roadside Historical Markers
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Best Place For/To ...
Biggest, Tallest, etc. (other superlatives)
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Churches, Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Temples
Cobain, Kurt; Nirvana
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Deaths, Died Here
Diners, Luncheonettes, Automats, etc.
Disasters, Tragedies, Accidents
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Fires, Fire Companies
First Ever ...
Folk Art, Outsider Art, Folklore
Food Trucks, Carts, Lunch Wagons, Street Food
Ghosts and Spirits, Haunted, Paranormal
Hip Hop, Rap
Historical Societies (entries by)
Homes, Lives or Lived Here
Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, Inns
Inspirational, Role Model
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Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Streams
Legends (unverifiable popular stories), Folk Tales
Lyrics (appears in song; inspiration for)
Missile Bases and Sites
Movies, Films, Cinema
Myths and Mythology
Nature (including endangered/threatened, invasive
Neighborhoods, Villages, Towns, etc.
No Longer There
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Photographed / Painted, Locations
Pinball, Classic Arcade Games
Plaques, Markers (real ones)
Preservation / Protection Needed
Railroads, Trains, Subways, Stations
Record Stores, CDs, Audio
Records, Achievements, Measurements
Retail Stores, Malls
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Sandwiches (non-cheese steak)
Science, Technology, Innovations
Ships, Boats, Marine
Solemn Cyber Plaques
Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
Underground, Subterranean, Tunnels
Worked Here, Employment
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
1635 properties found
Oddities Category Listing
Where Northeast High, the classic documentary, was filmed
Who is buried in Grant's Tomb? Surprising answer!
God Lies - God Lives: written on walls in Lower Bucks County, PA
Jersey Devil Sighting - Ferry Road, Camden
Ski Area in Conshohocken?
Is Jim Bradley's Inside Fisher's Tudor House?
Alligator in the back of a novelty store - QMart
Sales Site for O-dome Homes
The real American Gothic house.
Wade's - Salvage Yard Provides Movie Props
Round Valley Reservoir - the New Jersey Triangle ?
Kenny's BBQ - Where Pres. Obama Forgot to Pay for Lunch
District of Columbia
Old West Miniature Village and Museum - Cody, WY
Billy Penn's Hat Again Highest Point in Philly? - Yes!
World's Best Halloween Pumpkin Carvings - Lansdale, PA
Old tombstones in fireplace - not that uncommon.
Bar and Toy Train Store All in One - Zientek's, Chicago
The Carpet Cult from Seinfeld was here.
The Monkey's Paw Bookstore, Home of the Biblio-Mat
Round Macy's with Notch in It in New York
Where the Yankees Get Their Stadium Sod
Philadelphia Eagles get their stadium sod here.
Chink's Steaks changes name to Joe's Steaks & Soda Shop.
Rosicrucian, Order of the Rose, HQ Here in Quakertown, PA
Electronics store is best bait and tackle shop in Brooklyn.
Wienermobile was repaired by this shop.
Largest Parochial School in the World Was Here
Oldest Fishing Club in US Owns This Ocean City, NJ, Pier
E. Buk Art & Antiques was here: Contents of the World
Bukowski is the most stolen author at this book store.
New York Library Site Was Once A Giant Storage Tank
Virgin Mary vision reported in West Philly at this site.
Betty Boop House, Northwest Philly
Truck with 30,000 Pounds of Bananas (Harry Chapin Song) Crashed Here
Driver of 30,000 Pounds of Bananas (Harry Chapin Song) Truck Lived Here
Wild Turkey Living in Battery Park
Scottish Isle Famous for Granite for Curling Stones
Islands of the Clyde
Ray's Happy Birthday Bar turns 75. Low Cut Connie Video Shot Here.
Aquarama was here in the 1960s, Philadelphia
Philly's Squirrels Originated Here
Traffic & Spot Lights Once on Philly City Hall
Tombstone Beach - in Bridesburg section of Philly
Race car buried since 1930s in backyard of home?
Baseballs dropped from top of Philly City Hall in Phillies' Promo, 5/10/39.
Palette hotel, a love hotel, was here.
Funeral for a Home Home
Apartment building curves to accommodate Pepsi sign
Sines, a real 5 & 10, in Quakertown, PA
500-square-inch property in New York City
Apology Corner - near Museum of Natural History, NY
Conkling-Armstrong House - Terra-cotta-rama
Secret spaces inside Ben Franklin Bridge
Beach for Surfers and Nuns
Frankenfish in this Philly Pond
Reclusive artist Leo J. Bates lived here.
TGI Fridays Where Allen Iverson Played Monopoly
Hale Building - Architectural Oddity
Concrete Megalith at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia's last wooden street.
Home has a Doctor Who TARDIS replica in backyard.
Mobster Anthony Pollina lived here.
Best Philly Combo? (Hot Dog with Crab Cake) - Johnny's Hots
David Bowie worked as a paralegal here.
David Bowie worked here at 16.
Store that specializes in buttons.
Only Doubleheader in Pro Basketball History
Kitty Johnson allegedly had a brothel here, 1800s.
Pub Tiki was here.
Ott Camera building designed to look like ... a camera.
Lake mentioned in Titanic film, although not yet in existence.
Home is a converted post office in Hollywood, PA.
Neighborhood in Pennsylvania modeled after Hollywood, CA.
Guild House (postmodern masterpiece) - look for the fake antenna.
Our Lady of Loreto - Church with Cross Like a Radar Antenna
Old-Timey Irish-American Bar
Roadside Convenience Store in a Cave
Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) based on spinster buried in parking lot?
Biker Gang Went to Easter Mass Here
Hidden Tunnel Under Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn
Cheech & Chong/Muddy Waters concert at swim club here. (And Ike & Tina, others.)
County Style Mansion Near Center City, Philadelphia
Never-used subway station below this intersection?
Mysterious Woodbridge Figures Originated Here
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