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    The World's Wonder View Tower in Genoa was built in 1926 and stands as a prime example of early automobile tourist facilities on the eastern plains.
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References: 

Patricia Calhoun, “The Wonders of the Wonder View Tower Are on the Block: Going, Going, Gone,” Westword, September 10, 2014.

Patricia Calhoun, “Wonder View Tower Changes Hands: Can This Roadside Attraction Be Saved?,” Westword, December 29, 2015.

David Carvey, “World’s Wonder View Tower,” Colorado State Register of Historic Properties Nomination Form (September 12, 1995).

Additional Information: 

Chester H. Liebs, Main Street to Miracle Mile: American Roadside Architecture (Boston: Little, Brown, 1985).

Lincoln County Historical Society, Lincoln County: From the Beginning to 1940 (Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing, n.d.).

Richard Longstreth, Road Trip: Roadside America from Custard’s Last Stand to the Wigwam Restaurant (New York: Universe, 2015).

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