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6 days during the American Revolution, April 18 – April 24, 1775

The Old North Church in Boston is the location where, on the evening of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere tasked three men to signal the Charlestown Patriots who were watching from the other side of the Charles River as to what the movements were of the British troops. As one man stood guard, two men […]

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Lombard Street

Even the Google car had to do the cheesy, yet helplessly compelling drive down Lombard Street in San Francisco. And who can blame anyone for doing anything on yet another gorgeous California day, especially San Francisco.

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The Flaming Lips “Blob in the Bath” on Street View

This came to our attention through a news search, so we didn’t find this on our own, but thought it was too funny to not include it. The lead singer of The Flaming Lips created the Blob in the Bath, and was picked up by the Google Street View car on Halloween. His MySpace page.

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Chris Henry accident location

What happened to Cincinnati Bengal Chris Henry? How did Chris Henry die?? All good questions as to what can happen to a young man with so much promise and talent. According to a 911 tape, an eyewitnesses reported seeing Chris Henry in the bed of a pickup truck apparently driven by his girlfriend Loleini Tonga, […]

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Legoland, California

They must be using a google bike or something… good ‘ole corporate sponsorship in a children’s theme park

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Jaws and Martha’s Vineyard

Roy Scheider plays Chief Brody in this maritime classic, buying materials to make his beach signs from the shop on the corner. “Jaws” glides under this bridge, the American Legion Memorial Bridge, as Roy Scheider does his best to get his first look at the massive omnivore, and where his son gets his first closeup […]

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Die Hard

The Fox Plaza Building on Avenue of the Stars is the scene for “Nakatomi Towers”.

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Life is like a box of chocolates

The location of the bench in the movie Forrest Gump. The bench location in on the other side of the wall, but the actual bench used is in the Savannah History Museum. Forrest Gump and Lt. Dan recover from their injuries at this “hospital” location, and used in a number of other movies including The […]

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The Godfather II

The street used as Vito’s neighborhood when he was a boy. The view towards the Corleone compound on Lake Tahoe at Fleur du Lac, where Michael lives and where he kills Fredo. Few other locations are available in Google Street View.

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The Godfather

The Corleone family home. Don Corleone is set up and is shot outside this building. Sonny (James Caan) beats the hell out of Carlo in this famous scene at this location. Michael’s Christening was filmed inside this church… And used this church for the external shots.

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