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16 Roadside Architectural Wonders

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Georgia Guidestones: Elberton, Georgia
The two towers the make up the Georgia Guidestones were influenced by Britain's Stonehenge.
The two towers the make up the Georgia Guidestones were influenced by Britain's Stonehenge.
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The GeorĀ­gia Guidestones near Elberton, Georgia are a cryptic granite message-bearer influenced by Britain's Stonehenge.

The 19-foot-tall monument espouses visitors to follow ten principles carved into its surface in eight languages, including the tenet, "Avoid petty laws and useless officials."

The monument also doubles as a 19-ton clock.

Another European treasure finds a home in the U.S. On the next page, learn about Pisa, Italy's sister city and it's familiar landmark.


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