Donna2maw's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Oxford, England

J.R.R. Tolkien's Grave

The names Lúthien and Beren can be found inscribed on the shared grave of the famous writer and his beloved wife and muse.
Hoopeston, Illinois

Lorraine Theatre

An Art Deco gem that held together the artistic heart of an agricultural community for 92 years.
Oolitic, Indiana

Statue of Joe Palooka

The chiseled jaw of this forgotten American hero still stands tall in a small Indiana town.
Bedford, Indiana

Bedford Limestone Pyramid

One-layer pyramid in Indiana.
Shoals, Indiana

Jug Rock

The only freestanding table rock formation east of the Mississippi.
Bloomington, Indiana

Brain Sculpture

The world's largest anatomically-accurate brain sculpture.
Bloomington, Indiana

The Garret

Ornate limestone building now filled with geologic specimens, and more.
Monticello, Illinois

Robert Allerton Park

The park that the Chicago Stockyards built.
Loogootee, Indiana

Birdhouse Paradise of Bill Larkin

One man's goal to be surrounded by color resulted in this enchanting assortment of avian abodes.
Effingham, Illinois

America's Largest Cross

Known as the "Cross At The Crossroads," this massive metal cross is just short enough to avoid the FAA.
Sadorus, Illinois

National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History

An amazing collection of scale model ships.
Bruceville, Indiana

Blue Flash Backyard Roller Coaster

A humble homemade ride attracts visitors from around the globe to this small Midwestern town.
Spencer, Indiana

Cataract General Store

Both funky and traditional, it's the oldest of its kind in Indiana.
Mattoon, Illinois

Blalack & Walter Well No. 1

This small-town park in southern Illinois has a 1,000,000-gallon swimming pool and a 100,000-barrel oil well.
Arcola, Illinois

Hippie Memorial

This folk art wall claims to be the world's one and only memorial to the bygone age of hippies.
Terre Haute, Indiana

Indiana Track & Field & Cross Country Hall of Fame Museum

The modern museum honors the achievements of the state's all-star athletes.
Charleston, Illinois

Airtight Bridge

The legacy of an unsolved, gruesome murder rests beneath the spans of this historic bridge.
Terre Haute, Indiana

Smith Memorial Labyrinth

Modeled after the labyrinth in Chartres Cathedral, this small-town Indiana memorial labyrinth sits half a world away.
Terre Haute, Indiana

Stiffy Green

Whether his story is true or not, Stiffy Green is the most beloved bulldog in all of Indiana.
Terre Haute, Indiana

Crossroads of Kymaerica

In an alley not far from where two great highways meet, byways of a very different sort are honored.
West Terre Haute, Indiana

Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

A wartime promise becomes a shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes.
Paris, Illinois

Faerie Traces

In a grove of fast growing walnut trees outside Paris, Illinois, a marker shares part of the largely forgotten history of the fictional Kcymaerxthaere's road building culture.
Paris, Illinois

Embassy Row of the Parisian Diaspora

One of the first historical sites of an alternative universe was installed in the town of Paris, Illinois—which is now home to an annual spelling bee of Kcymaerxthaereal words.