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“Not much” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hippie Memorial

Hippie Memorial
Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Arcola
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Springfield, Missouri
Level Contributor
126 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Not much”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

There is af small " memorial ??" with small metal pieces and a statement describing the artist and saying that Pres. Kennedy (Camelot, as he called him) helped bring the morals of the country down which he thought was a good thing and President Reagan throwing that out and bringing back more strict, judgemental codes back in. I wasn't impressed with the "expression" at all. Unless you're into the "hippie era" thing, I wouldn't bother.

Visited October 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Illinois
Level Contributor
190 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Didn't thrill me.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

I didn't think it was anything great. It looks like it was something that maybe people don't really pay attention to.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank CruiserIllinois
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Tuscola, Illinois
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing Arcola”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

The story behind the art. I am not someone that looks at abstract art and marvels at what it represents , but when i read the plaques explanation it made all the sense in the world,this and the Lawn Rangers are truly Amazing Arcola gems.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Kyle H
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Champaign, Illinois
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A Weird Attraction”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

You will never see anything like this. The artist who did this was eccentric and this is probably no great work of art. But it is interesting in the same way a white elephant is interesting.

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2 Thank amishlaw
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Different”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

If you're able to lower your expectations and see this attraction in its true glory, you will depart with an extrasensory joy of universal happiness. It's also recommended that you smoke a big doob on the back side as a train passes to get the full experience.....

Visited June 2012
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