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Grave of George Swanson
True to his word, George Swanson is buried in his white 1984 Corvette.
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Stone Man of Bowman Family Crypt
Who is this marble man, perpetually creeping up the steps of his own mausoleum?
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Heritage Hills, New York
Memorial to America’s First Circus Elephant
This high-perched pachyderm marks the memory of not one, but two elephants gunned down in small New England towns.
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The Center of the Universe
An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause.
New Harmony, Indiana
The Roofless Church
This open air cathedral invites all faiths to worship under the only roof big enough to fit them all: the sky.
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Seven Magic Mountains
Brightly colored 30-foot-tall totems light up the desert sky just outside Las Vegas.
Added by Stephanie Vermillion
The Black Mailbox
Mysterious meeting place for UFO hunters near Area 51.
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Brooklyn, New York
The humble fort that saved Washington.
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Deep Throat Parking Garage
Parking garage where Bob Woodward met Watergate source "Deep Throat."
Monument to a brutal, ineffectual US bombing campaign and a sobering reminder of the human cost of the Vietnam War.
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Prattsville, New York
Pratt Rock - New York's Mount Rushmore
Believe It or Not, Ripley once called this chiseled mountainside “New York’s Mount Rushmore”.
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Alabama has a fiberglass Stonehenge—and with apologies to Spinal Tap, this one is full-size.
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Windows For Peace
On a winding Vienna side street, one museum has turned their windows into a monument to history’s peace-minded heroes.
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African Renaissance Monument
This tallest statue in Africa was created by a mixture of corruption, Stalinist architecture, and North Korean manpower
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The Bones of the Wawel Dragon
Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon
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An ever-growing field of footwear invites legends and more shoes
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Bund Sightseeing Tunnel
This psychedelic tourist trap is a leisurely descent into madness
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