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Nashville, Tennessee

Boy Scout Catfish

This quirky local sculpture is quite literally a fish out of water.
Nashville, Tennessee

Dragon Park

This popular park is home to a sea serpent sculpture that now overshadows the twisted history of its creation.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

This replica of the Greek structure is in the heart of Nashville.
Nashville, Tennessee

Old Tennessee State Prison

This defunct, fortress-like prison has been the setting for several movies.
Dover, Tennessee

Bear Spring Furnace

A key producer of charcoal iron in the early 1800s, the structure still stands today.
Amarillo, Texas

Combine City

These half-buried combine harvesters just off Route 66 are an homage to the Cadillac Ranch.
The Colony, Texas

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

A master plumber has turned his love of art and toilets into a folk museum that's not taking the piss.
Paris, Texas

Texas Eiffel Tower

In Paris, Texas they have their own Eiffel Tower, it just has a cowboy hat on it.
Paris, Texas

Jesus in Cowboy Boots

In Paris, Texas, even Jesus wears cowboy boots.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Golden Driller

The fifth tallest statue in the United States is a shirtless monument to the oil worker.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Philbrook Museum of Art

The collection is housed in an exquisite mansion that makes you feel like you've been transported to an Italian villa.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Buck Atom

Standing at 21-feet tall, this space cowboy adds to the legacy of Route 66's muffler men.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

BOK Tower

A half-size replica of the World Trade Center towers above Tulsa.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Outsiders House Museum

Once in disrepair, the house where the 1983 film was shot has been restored and turned into a museum.
Catoosa, Oklahoma

Blue Whale of Catoosa

Nature's biggest mammal swims in landlocked Oklahoma.
Chelsea, Oklahoma

Totem Pole Park

This historic folk art garden contains a nightmare tower that claims to be the world's largest concrete totem pole.
Talala, Oklahoma

Winganon Space Capsule

A detached cement mixer has been transformed to resemble a relic from some obscure NASA mission to Oklahoma.
Nowata, Oklahoma

Bowling Ball Yard Art

To honor his gardening wife, this yard artist turns bowling balls into playful, colorful sculptures.
Miami, Oklahoma

Route 66 Sidewalk Highway

When you can afford only half a road, you build only half a road.
Commerce, Oklahoma

Home of Mickey Mantle

The modest childhood home where the baseball legend and Yankees star learned to hit from both sides of the plate.
Galena, Kansas

Frecs the Miner

This statue is an ode to an iconic roadside advertisement popularized during the 1970s.
Carthage, Missouri

Precious Moments Chapel and Gardens

An adorably sweet display of sculpted Precious Moments figurines.
Carthage, Missouri

Red Oak II

When he found his hometown was no more, Lowell Davis decided to recreate a "new" ghost town from scratch.