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Tourists look minuscule next to the giant statues.

Giant, abandoned statues of 42 presidents’ heads are crumbling in rural Virginia, and visitors are flocking to see them

After a Virginia park shuttered in 2010, stone-crusher Howard Hankins was asked to dispose of the heads. But he couldn't bring himself to destroy them and kept them instead.
Tourists look minuscule next to the giant statues.

Giant, abandoned statues of 42 presidents’ heads are crumbling in rural Virginia, and visitors are flocking to see them

After a Virginia park shuttered in 2010, stone-crusher Howard Hankins was asked to dispose of the heads. But he couldn't bring himself to destroy them and kept them instead.

Before-and-after photos show how dramatically presidents aged in office

As President Barack Obama reflected on his time as president, he had a way of acknowledging his waning time in office: a joke about his graying hair.

Half the US presidents were born in 4 states. These are the 21 states that have produced the most presidents.

Here are the 21 states that have produced the most US presidents, with Virginia and Ohio leading the way with a third of elected presidents.
Presidents John F. Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Cigars, painting, and crosswords: the surprising hobbies of 17 presidents

The lesser-known hobbies among American presidents range from athletic to creative. John Quincy Adams liked to go skinny dipping.

19 financial perks of being the president of the United States

The prestigious title of president of the United States comes with benefits that are just as luxurious.

Squirrel stew, jelly beans, and hoecakes: Here are all 44 presidents’ favorite foods

From squirrel stew to cheeseburger pizza, here are the favorite foods of all 44 presidents recorded from their times in the White House.
Mount Rushmore.

10 incredible things you didn’t know about Mount Rushmore

Many don't know there's a secret room behind President Lincoln's head or that the monument is actually unfinished.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama watch as the menorah is lit at the White House Hanukkah party in 2013.

The White House didn’t always celebrate Hanukkah — here’s how the tradition began

Christmas celebrations at the White House date back to 1800, but Hanukkah wasn't acknowledged until much later.
John F. Kennedy (left) and his daughter Caroline (right) are both pictured at the age of 4.

What 15 presidents, first ladies, and their children looked like at the same age

The familial resemblance is obvious in America's first families, like the nearly indistinguishable baby photos of Michelle and Sasha Obama.