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1. Fostoria Glass Museum: A Victorian home featuring an extensive display of glassware produced by the Fostoria Glass Company during its many...  
2. Fenton Glass Museum & Theatre: If you like beautiful glass, you'll love this museum. Located at the same site as the Fenton gift shop, the museum ...  
3. Vandalia Gathering: The Vandalia Festival hosts some of the finest traditional Appalachian musicians for a weekend of great picking. Vi...  
4. Floating Capital: No, it's not a term for the latest financial trick that will blow the next trillion-dollar hole in our economy, but...  
5. Nature's Air Conditioned City: I grew up in Bluefield and it never really gets hot enough to swim outside even in the dead of summer.  
6. Stonewall Jackson: Formally known as Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Stonewall Jackson was a prominent Confederate general during the Civil W...  
7. Bill Mazeroski: One of the most famous Wheeling, WV natives, Bill Mazeroski is a Hall of Fame baseball player who spent his entire ...  
8. Mannington,WV: Mannington,WV area  
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A pervasive New York City urban legend tells of infant alligators brought back from Florida vacations and subsequently flushed down toilets only to form scattered colonies of full-grown alligators thriving beneath the city streets. Some versions describe the alligators as albino, having lost their pigment from living in the dark sewers for generations.

Hazy, hot, and humid -- how local news anchors describe a typical summer day in D.C.

The people in Buffalo are a very religious bunch (mostly Roman Catholic), as well as very taken to their alcohol.

Taking place every June 19th, Juneteenth started in Galveston over a century ago to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the United States. While Juneteenth is widely celebrated in Texas (especially among the African American population), people in other parts of the country remain unaware of this American holiday.

Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.