Photos: Coolest 2017 Solar Eclipse Signs and Celebrations

Making an Impact

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As travelers maneuver through Hopkinsville, Kentucky, they'll see that even churches are using the Great American Solar Eclipse to make impressions.

Eclipse Headquarters

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At Legends on Main in Weiser, Idaho, tourists grab a meal a couple days before the Great American Solar Eclipse.

Getting in the Spirit

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On Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, visitors at the Weiser Senior Center in Idaho eat breakfast with a vibrant solar motif.

Ogden, Utah

Briana Scroggins

Employees of Purch's Ogden, Utah office observe the partial eclipse in the parking lot.

Railroad Ridge, Idaho

Alex Strohl

Adventure photographer Alex Strohl has partnered with Land Rover once again to capture one-of-a-kind photography of the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017. Strohl departed from Salt Lake City, and took a 3-day road trip in the new Discovery to Railroad Ridge (an off-road only trail) in the heart of the Sawtooth National Forest to escape the crowds and located the best vantage point for the eclipse.

Columbia Fireflies

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Minor league baseball players Dash Winningham (34) and Justin Brantley (4), with the Columbia Fireflies, watch a solar eclipse at Spirit Communications Park August 21, 2017 in Columbia, South Carolina.

Lincoln Memorial

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People gather at the Lincoln Memorial to watch the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Top of the Rock

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People view the solar eclipse at 'Top of the Rock' observatory at Rockefeller Center, August 21, 2017 in New York City.

Boy Scout troop 824

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Boy Scout troop 824 of Baldwin, New York pose for a photo during the partial eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017 at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, New York.

Texas Motor Speedway

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Spectators watch the solar eclipse as it is broadcast on Big Hoss at Texas Motor Speedway on August 21, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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