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Roadside Americana: Quaint small college towns

For this list, I chose to keep the town’s size at approximately 15,000 residents or less. Otherwise, it’s increasingly difficult to affix the term “quaint” to a place larger than that population. Berea is the largest community with more than … Continue reading

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Roadside American memories – restaurants

At the conclusion of this post is my list of memorable restaurant chains that are no longer with us. As a kid I thought many of these were the top of the town in terms of dining. Today, as an … Continue reading

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