The book Oddball Illinois has been updated. Author Jerome Pohlen says the new edition contains either new oddball sites, or things he didn’t know about when he published the first edition 12 years ago.
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Among the oddball sites new to this edition:
King Neptune’s Grave, Anna
Moonshine Burgers, Moonshine (pop. 2)
Bob Newhart sculpture, Chicago
Truck stop Marionettes, Morris
Bicentennial Man, St. Charles
World’s Largest Abe Lincoln statue, Ashmore
Friendship shoe fence, Cornell
Overall, the book identifies 450 oddball places in Illinois. The book is published by Chicago Review Press.