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Germantown Colony and Museum
A 19th-century utopian religious society designed to align with the latitude of Jerusalem.
Added by samanthaerin90
Barnsdall-Rio Grande Gas Station
This little gem of Spanish Colonial architecture has been abandoned since the 1950s.
Added by Josh8407
Emily Dickinson's Bedroom
The mighty room where the poet spent most of her life is available to rent for an hour or two.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Eight naturally mummified bodies in glass coffins are housed in an underground crypt.
Added by luismoravin
The Holy Grail of Video Game History Is Probably an Office Memo
The Video Game History Foundation is trying to preserve the stories behind the fun.
August 30, 2017
A gardener saved a beloved clock face from destruction by building it into a wall outside his house.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
Paternoster Lift at Prague City Hall
This doorless 20th-century elevator doesn't stop or slow down.
Added by Max Cortesi
Mount Zion Cemetery's Underground Railroad Shelter
Escaped slaves may have hidden inside a corpse vault.
Added by Elliot Carter
Tambopata Research Center
One of the most remote lodges in the Amazon offers rare wildlife encounters and undisturbed views of the Peruvian rainforest.
Added by hcw2rp
Primeval Forest National Park
Impressive sink holes fill this untouched old-growth forest in the Bahamas.
Added by pnorloff
Michael Faraday's Laboratory
The lab where the scientist made his groundbreaking discoveries is preserved on the basement floor of the Faraday Museum.
Added by robertswartz
One Square Inch of Silence
A tiny red pebble marks what may be the quietest outdoor spot in the United States.
Added by lewblank
Saint Andrews, Canada
Loyalist St. Andrews
A small Canadian town founded as a refuge for Loyalists following American Independence.
Added by R Stemple
Stoke Heath, England
The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
A slightly surreal menagerie of structures that were lovingly spared from demolition and reconstructed in a field.
Added by Capemarsh
This restored colonial house was once home to the botanist responsible for bringing avocados to the U.S.
Added by rudygiron
Eureka County Courthouse
The current Eureka County Courthouse replaced an all-wooden structure that had previously been an ice-skating rink.
Added by AaronNetsky
The Lost 40
A mapping error in the 19th century made loggers think this section of the forest was underwater.
Added by turbobrett
I Can't Believe It's Butter That Was Buried in a Bog!
Following an ancient Irish practice, one man made his own bog butter.
June 27, 2017
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