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61. Wampus Cat: Any unidentifiable beast which is always heard, but never seen, usually in a forest. Usage common in rural North Ca...  
62. Log Cabin Democrat: Conway's daily newspaper.  
63. Gateway City to the Ozarks: A nickname for Conway.  
64. A.P. Robinson: The founder of Conway; a chief railroad engineer who established the depot that would later evolve into the city of...  
65. Faulkner County Museum: A free museum showcasing local history, built into a historic old jailhouse.  
66. Ouachita Mountains: Arkansas is located at the foot of these mountains.  
67. Aquatic Park, The: A popular family attraction open in the summertime. It features a lap swimming pool, diving boards, water slides, w...  
68. Hamburger Barn: A popular local burger joint; the food is great, the service is fast and friendly, and the prices are very reasonab...  
69. Mark Martin: This famous NASCAR driver was born and raised in Batesville.  
70. William R. Miller: Batesville was the birthplace of William Miller, the first native-born governor of the state of Arkansas.  
71. Independence County Courthouse: An interesting art deco building constructed in the 1940s, located in the historic downtown area.  
72. Kelley-Wyatts Restaurant: A local favorite and popular hangout, this restaurant has been around since the 1930s and is best known for their a...  
73. White River, The: This was the river along which Batesville was originally established; still a favorite site for fishing, boating an...  
74. Main Street: The center of the the oldest downtown business district in Arkansas. a variety of quaint and interesting stores are...  
75. Downtown: The center of the oldest business district in Arkansas; over 40 of the stores located here are listed in the Nation...  
 
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Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which...

Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak.

Provel cheese is most commonly found on "St. Louis style" pizza. It is a combination of cheddar, swiss and provolone cheeses. Provel was originally invented in St. Louis in 1947 by Costa Grocery (now known as Roma Grocery on the Hill) and the Hoffman Dairy of Wisconsin. Their goal was to create a cheese that melted, but didn't leave strings when you took a bite.

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.