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Chest of Drawers
High Point, NC
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss


High Point is known as the "Home Furnishings Capital of the World" and is also home to the self proclaimed "World's Largest Chest of Drawers".

According to VisitNC.com, this four story building was built in the shape of an 18th century chest of drawers. The chest was built in 1926 and is now home to the High Point Jaycees. 02-09

(Near left) A shot of the "worlds largest chest of drawers" from across the street

(Far left) A profile look at the chest of drawers

 

 

Mammy's Cupboard
Natchez, MS
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

Here is a well known roadside landmark called Mammy's Cupboard found off the Natchez Trail in Natchez. To many, this roadside attraction of a restaurant bears a striking resemblance to the bottle of Mrs. Butterworth pancake syrup. According to Roadside America, Mammy's Cupboard opened in 1940 and today is a eatery located inside a 28-foot tall woman's skirt. 11-10

 

 

 

 

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