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ME, QUODDY HEAD – The First Sunbeam of the Day

WHAT WE SAW: Quoddy Head is the easternmost point of the continental United States. Seeing the first sunrise is on my Bucket List. And when we got there, I decided to capture one of those first sunbeams. Quoddy Head is the first to see sunrise at this time of the year. In
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ME, the boat ladies

WHAT WE SAW: We have no idea how long these Down East ladies have been holding this boat. But when was the last time A-line was in style? The very tall lady on the right, who appears to be the leader, has a scarf hem and a turban, very chic. The tall
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ME, YARMOUTH – Maine’s Largest Truck Collection

WHAT WE SAW: The Bickford Collection has an impressive and eclectic assemblage of old trucks, farming equipment, emergency vehicles and construction equipment. They have one vehicle that has caterpillar tracks on wooden spoke wheels! HOW TO GET THERE Take I-295 southbound to Exit 17, merge onto US-1, drive 1 mile, turn right
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ME, YARMOUTH – World’s Largest World Globe

EARTHA is awesome! It’s 41 FEET in diameter! It’s the world’s largest globe of the earth. And it rotates once a day. It shows the physical features of the land as visible in cloud-free daylight satellite photos and sea bottom features from other sources. It is so big you can see the
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MS, FLORA – Petrified Forest

The MISSISSIPPI PETRIFIED FOREST is the only petrified forest in the east half of the USA. And the logs are larger than the ones I remember in AZ. There is a museum, and rock and gift store with an amazing variety of rocks and fossils from around the world. There is a
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NJ, EDISON – The Thomas Edison Tower

WHAT WE SAW: The Thomas Edison Tower is where the computer-cell phone age started. Thomas Alva Edison was the major proponent of DC power. Today all our cars and trucks, all our computers and cell phones, all our remote controls and so many other devices in our wireless internet world use DC
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NJ, CLARKSBORO – Black Snake Climbs Tree Trunk

“LADIES AND GENTLEMENT,” shouted the barker. “May I Have Your Attention, please? We present for your viewing amazement the daring and impossible feat of a limbless snake, who without hands and feet, and without arms and legs, will attempt to climb this limbless tree trunk for a mere chance of finding a
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NY, MEXICO – Lake Ontario’s East Shore

WHAT WE SAW: The Tibbett’s Point Lighthouse helped sailors find the entrance to the St. Lawrence River from Lake Ontario since 1827, when sails did the work. Today there are radio signals and GPS to guide the ocean-going tankers, freighters. and sport fishers. Still it is reassuring to see the flashing light
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