Most People Don’t Know Illinois Has Its Very Own Leaning Tower Of Pisa

Being from a newer country, Americans marvel at the old world architecture in countries like Italy. So much so, in fact, that we sometimes replicate their works. In the 1930s in Niles, a replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa was erected, giving the town a landmark of their very own.

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