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  IMG_2601.JPG - The number of gargoyles on the corners of the roof indicate the importance of the building. The innermost is a phoenix and the outermost is always a man riding a chicken. The wire are part of an elaborate lightening protection system. Before they were installed, several buildings were struck by lightening and burned to the ground.  
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IMG 2601 | The number of gargoyles on the corners of the roof indicate the importance of the building. The innermost is a phoenix and the outermost is always a man riding a chicken. The wire are part of an elaborate lightening protection system. Before they were installed, several buildings were struck by lightening and burned to the ground.
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