Oddball Wisconsin: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places (Paperback)Jerome Pholen (author)
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 01/04/2001
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Chatty Belle, the World's Largest Talking Cow. The Mendota Monster. Apostles on Parade. The UFO Capital of the World. Romeo, the clown-stomping elephant. Car-washing octopi. Other travel guides suggest the same old scenic driving tours, homey bed-and-breakfasts, and the best fall foliage-- Oddball Wisconsin offers offbeat travel destinations and little-known historical tidbits. Where was Liberace born? What is a hodag and where do you catch one? Who invented the hamburger? And will a Polka Hall of Fame ever be built? This is the guide to the real Wisconsin, birthplace of the snowmobile, the typewriter, and the ice cream sundae, home to Jimmy the Groundhog and home of the Rudolph Grotto and Wonder Cave--the state where people proudly wear the moniker "cheesehead."
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 215 x 139 x 14 mm
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