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Chiricahua National Monument – Cochise Head

Holbrook – Joe & Aggie's Cafe

Tucson – South Forty Restaurant


Hot Springs – Granny's Kitchen


Eureka – Carl's Fine Omelettes

Garberville – Eel River Cafe

Hesperia – Hulaville

Lompoc – Hi! Let's Eat Restaurant

Los Angeles – Crest Coffee Shop

Los Angeles – Old Man Rock

Los Angeles – Watts Towers

Mt. Tamalpais – Pompador Rock

Napa – The Old Stone Face

Needles – Hungry Bear Restaurant

Redwood Highway – Old Man Burl of the Redwood Highway

San Francisco – Its Tops Coffee Shop

San Francisco – Golden Gate Bridge

San Simeon – San Simeon Restaurant

Santa Cruz – Old Man of the Sea

Santa Monica – Norm's

Sausalito – Lighthouse Coffee Shop

Simi Valley – Bottle Village


Beulah – Bishop Castle

Big Bell Lake – Old Man of the Snowslides

Clear Creek Canyon – Mother Grundy

Colorado Springs – Garden of the Gods

Cortez – Sleeping Ute

Denver – Pete's Cafe

Glenwood Springs – Glenwood Cafe

Greeley – The Kitchen

Idaho Springs – Jiggie's Cafe

Moffat Road – Sphinx Head Rock

Rocky Mtn National Park – Indian Profile Rock


East Meriden – Washington's Head

Milford – Athenian Diner


Homestead – Coral Castle


Iao Valley – JFK Profile

Volcano – Volcano Restaurant

Waikiki – Smorgy's Restaurant


Lowell – Ryan's Mountain Inn

Powell Junction – Lochsa Lodge

White Bird – Hoots Cafe


Arcola – Rockome Gardens

Brimfield – Jubilee Rock Garden

Chicago – Aon Center

Chicago – Build your own apartment building

Chicago – Chicago River

Chicago – Ohio House Motel

Galesburg – Remembrance Rock

Grafton – Rock Face

Harrisburg – Old Stone Face

LaSalle – Pine Cone Restaurant

Lincoln – Mary's Cafe

Savanna – Indian Head Rock

Urbana – Empire Diner


Leavenworth – The Overlook Restaurant

Markle – Davis Restaurant

Michigan City – Liles 801 Restaurant


Amana – Colony Inn

Carroll – Immaculate Conception Grotto

Davenport – A Little Bit O' Heaven

Davenport – Colony Inn

Lyons – Profile Rock

Ottumwa – Plaza Restaurant

Spirit Lake – The Grille Cafe

Wesley – Crucifixion Grotto

West Burlington – Our Lady of Grace Grotto


Oakley – Old Chief Smokey


Bardstown – My Old Kentucky Home Restaurant

Beaver Lick – Grandma's Country Kitchen

Cave City – Jerry's Restaurant


Abita Springs – UCM Museum

Baton Rouge – Louie's Cafe

New Orleans – Betsy's Pancake House

Shreveport – Milam Street Cafe


Auburn – Indian Head and Old Man of the Falls

Bailey Island – Mr. Bailey

Bar Harbor – Jordan's Restaurant

Rangeley – 45th Parallel Sign

Rumford Falls – Profile Rock

York – Washington's Profile


Baldwinville – Washington's Profile Rock

Boston – Essex Deli & Grill

Boston – Henry's Diner

Gloucester – Mother Ann

West Springfield – AOK's Coffee Shop


Cairn Highway – 45th Parallel Marker

Charlevoix – Smith's Little Acres

Iron Mountain – Dalla's Restaurant

Mackinac Island – Pancake House

Manistee – House of Flavors

Old Mission Peninsula – 45th Parallel Marker

Ossineke – Dinosaur Gardens

St. Ignace – Totem Village

St. Joseph – Thornton's Home Town Cafe


Albert Lea – Christiansen's Rock Garden

Bagley – North American Wildlife Museum

Duluth – Wally Byam Airstream Convention

Lake Itasca State Park – Douglas Lodge

Lake Kabetogama – Ellsworth's Rock Garden

Luverne – Blue Mounds

Minneapolis – 45th Parallel Marker

Minneapolis – Minnehaha Falls

Minnesota State Fair – Ol' South Pancake House

Owatonna – Happy Chef Restaurant

Pipestone – Big Stone Face

Roseville – 45th Parallel Marker

Sauk Rapids – The Molehill

Taylors Falls – The Old Man of the Dalles

Two Harbors – Split Rock Lighthouse

Wabasha – Joe Suilman's Museum

Winona – The Indian


Eureka – Black Madonna Shrine and Grotto

Eureka – Phil's Bar-B-Que

St. Louis – Courtesy Diner

Winona – Ivy's Cafe


Browning – Museum of Montana Wildlife

Circle – McCone County Museum

Coram – Museum of North American Wildlife

Ennis – Ennis Cafe

Gardiner – Cecil's Restaurant

Glasgow – Valley Pioneer Museum

Helena – The Sleeping Giant

Joliet – Pathway Through the Bible

Lincoln – Lambkins of Lincoln

Livingston – Sleeping Giant

Malta – GN Coffee Shop


Bayard – Bayard Diner

North Bend – Corner Cafe

O'Neill – DJ's Cafe

Omaha – Northwestern School of Taxidermy


Fernley – Mary & Moe's Wigwam

Las Vegas – International House of Pancakes

Reno – Nugget Diner

Rhyolite – Bottle House


Dixville Notch – Martha Washington Profile

Franconia Notch – The Old Man of the Mountain

Franconia Notch – The Old Woman of the Mountain

Hill – Profile Falls

Jackson – Washington Boulder

Lake Winnepesaukee – Profile Rock

Peterborough – Peterborough Diner

Stewartstown – 45th Parallel Marker

White Mountains – Indian Head Rock

White Mountains Nat'l Forest – Profile Boulder


Belvidere – Belvidere Coffee Shop


Cimmaron – Old Man of the Woods

Silver City – The Drifter Restaurant


Cragsmoor – Face Rock

Howe Caverns – The Witch

Lake Mahopac – Washington Head Rock

Little Falls – Profile Rock

Mamaroneck – Rock Face of Washington

New York City – The Corner Gourmet

New York City – World Trade Center

Niagara Falls – Howard Johnson's


Chimney Rock Mountain – Devil's Head

Whiteside Mountain – Nose End


Casselton – The Can Pile

Jamestown – Big Jim's Cafe

Medora – Cowboy Cafe

Valley City – Kenny's Family Restaurant


Bellefontaine – Crabill's

Loveland – Chateau Laroche

McArthur – Katie's Kountry Kooking

Old Man Cave – Sphinx Head Profile

Peninsula – Fisher's Cafe

Springfield – Hartman's Historical Garden



Oklahoma City – Iron Skillet Restaurant

Turner Falls – Face Rock


Bandon Beach – Face Rock

Cow Creek Canyon – Old Man of Cow Creek Canyon

Gold Beach – Golden Egg Restaurant

Lincoln City – 45th Parallel Marker

North Powder – 45th Parallel Sign

Ontario – Rusty's Pancake & Steak House

Tunnel Beach – Netart's Rocks

Umatilla – BoJac's Landing


Delaware Water Gap – Indian Head Rock

Hollidaysburg – Indian Head Rock

Honesdale – Irving Cliff

Milford – Milford Diner

Pittsburgh – Pamela's Restaurant

South Bethlehem – Washington Profile

Wellsboro – Old Man of Penna's Grand Canyon


Narrangansett Pier – Old Man's Face

Pawtucket – Modern Diner


Hot Springs – Casino Cafe

Pierre – Kozy Korner

Rapid City – Tally's


Chattanooga – Old Man of the Mountain

Crossville – Minister's Tree House

Memphis – Graceland

Rock City Gardens – The Stone Witch and Stone Face


Big Bend – Big Bend National Park

Burnet – Longhorn Caverns

Houston – The Orange Show

New Braunfels – Krause Cafe


Bryce Canyon – Ruby's Inn

Bryce Canyon – Three Wise Men

Hurricane – Grandma Bishop's

Kodachrome Basin – Old Stoney

Mexican Hat – Mexican Hat Cafe

Moab – Moab Diner


Bennington – Four Corners Restaurant

Mount Mansfield – The Chin

Smuggler's Notch – The Hunter and His Dog

Smuggler's Notch – Old Smuggler's Face


Front Royal – Knotty Pine Restaurant

Pennington Gap – Great Stone Face


Elbe – Recycled Spirits of Iron

Ellensburg – Dick & Jane's Spot

Spokane – Dolly's Cafe

Wenatchee – Lincoln Rock


Chimney Corner – Old Man of the Canyon


Baraboo – Dr. Evermor's Forevertron

Beaver – 45th Parallel Marker

Cadott – 45th Parallel Signs

Camp McCoy – Old Witch Face

Cataract – Paul & Matilda Wegner Grotto

Cochrane – Prairie Moon Garden & Museum

Devil's Lake State Park – Great Stone Face

Dickeyville – Dickeyville Grotto

Dickeyville – Valentine's Bar & Restaurant

Door County – 45th Parallel Marker

Fish Creek – The Cookery

Fountain City – Fountain City Rock Garden

Fountain City – Indian Head Rock

Kewaunee – Kewaunee Bottling Company

Lake Geneva – Olympic Restaurant

Madison – Parkway Family Restaurant

Mauston – The Steer Restaurant

Mosinee – S&S Cafe

Oconto – 45th Parallel Marker

Phillips – Fred Smith Concrete Park

Poniatowski – 45th Parallel Marker

River Falls – Mollie Jenson's Zoo & Museum

Rudolph – Rudolph Grotto and Wonder Cave

Sheboygan – Woodland Sculpture Garden

Wisconsin Dells – Black Hawk's Face


Cheyenne – Prairie Coffee Shop

Hell's Half Acre – Devil's Head

Sheridan – Kim's Family Restaurant

Wheatland – Yvonne's Brown Derby

Yellowstone Lake – Sleeping Giant

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