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Trip #11

The Grave of Leo the Lion 🦁

Slats' Grave

~ Last updated on Sep 27, 2021 ~ Slats – The 1st of 5 MGM Lions While Leo is probably the most famous of the MGM lions, Slats was actually the first (out of 5 lions) used on Goldwyn Pictures logo (1917-1924). He was then used on all of the …

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The Navy Yard Sea Monster 🐙

Sea Monsters HERE Warning Sign

~ Last updated on Sep 28, 2021 ~ This temporary inflatable sculpture, called “Sea Monsters HERE,” was located at Building 611 in the South Philly Navy Yard, and it holds the (incredibly specific) title of being the world’s largest inflatable tentacle sculpture. The installation was visible from Oct. 8, 2018 …

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The World’s Largest Paint Can

World's Largest Paint Can

~ Last updated on Sep 28, 2021 ~ Brilliant Commercial Advertising The World’s Largest Paint Can, located in Shippensburg, PA, is visible from I-81 in between Shippensburg and Chambersburg. This 1000-gallon can of Benjamin Moore paint stands about 35 feet tall and is adorned with a lid and handle. Originally …

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Not the World’s Largest Pencil ✏️

Big Pencil

~ Last updated on Sep 27, 2021 ~ Business Marketing at its Finest The late John Campbell Findlay opened Wytheville Office Supply as “The Letter Shop” in 1948 in an upstairs room at 178 West Main Street and had the “Big Pencil” constructed in the early 60’s. For generations, visitors …

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