Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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Confederate Mound.
Chicago, Illinois

Confederate Mass Grave

Oak Woods Cemetery is the final resting place of up to 6,000 confederate soldiers, the largest mass grave in the Western Hemisphere.
41.7670, -87.6025
Obama Kissing Rock
Chicago, Illinois

Obama Kissing Rock

The site of the first couple's first kiss is commemorated by the most adorable presidential monument ever.
41.7995, -87.5918
Chicago, Illinois

The Renaissance Society

An avant garde art museum at the University of Chicago
41.7805, -87.6038
Englewood Post Office
Chicago, Illinois

Englewood Post Office

This modest post office sits on the site of H.H. Holmes' famous murder castle
41.7795, -87.6404
Dialogo
Chicago, Illinois

Dialogo

This abstract sculpture is rumored to cast a hammer-and-sickle shadow once a year
41.7896, -87.6009
Ulysses S. Grant
Chicago, Illinois

Ulysses S. Grant Boulder

A strange rock in Chicago marks the spot where a tree once stood in honor of the 18th President
41.8011, -87.6089
The march of time.
Chicago, Illinois

The Fountain of Time

A hollow cement depiction of time's inexorable effect on the human body.
41.7938, -87.6159
Station outside as of February 2016
Chicago, Illinois

Historic Garfield Station Entrance

The original Garfield station is the oldest station facility on the "L", with the station house dating from 1892.
41.7948, -87.6183
Meyers Ace Hardware.
Chicago, Illinois

Meyers Ace Hardware

An unassuming store hides relics of its former life as the jazz club that hosted some of the best black performers of the 1920s and '30s.
41.8309, -87.6186
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world
41.8822, -87.6283
Bronze plaque showing Larado Taft's seated Statue of Liberty
Chicago, Illinois

Heald Square Monument's Statue of Liberty

The iconic Chicago sculpture hides a beautiful and easily overlooked plaque on the backside.
41.8865, -87.6260
As there are no street signs on Carroll Avenue, people spray paint both locations and overhead cross streets to keep others from getting lost
Chicago, Illinois

Carroll Avenue

A little-known subterranean street runs under some of the best-known buildings in Chicago's River North
41.8885, -87.6325
The Livonian Wolves at the Leaping Wall
Chicago, Illinois

Livonian Wolves at the Leaping Wall

In one Chicago park, a trio of werewolves are waiting to devour their fallen brethren.
41.8696, -87.6251
Rosenberg Statue
Chicago, Illinois

Rosenberg Statue

A goddess-topped water fountain in Chicago was created thanks to the dreams of a thirsty newsboy
41.8687, -87.6240
Cumberland, Maryland

LaVale Toll Gate House

The first (and last standing) toll house on America's first federal road established Maryland as the "Gateway to the West."
39.6379, -78.8522
One Times Square
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world
40.7563, -73.9864
Chicago, Illinois

Nelson Algren Memorial Fountain

Odd, decrepit fountain honors Chicago author who had mixed feelings about his hometown
41.9036, -87.6671
Shit Fountain
Chicago, Illinois

Shit Fountain

A giant bronze coil of feces is both a tribute to doggie defecation and a reminder to pick it up
41.8997, -87.6744
Chicago, Illinois

The remains of "Polish Broadway"

Where old school Polish Chicago and young hipster Chicago live side by side
41.9033, -87.6671
Chicago, Illinois

Former location of Polish Daily Zgoda newspaper

The faint remains of a Polish news empire still linger
41.9036, -87.6666
Chicago, Illinois

Chopin Theater

Theater has had many different incarnations but has survived the ravages of time
41.9033, -87.6668
Chicago, Illinois

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Orthodox church partially financed by Tsar Nicolas II
41.9020, -87.6821
Chicago, Illinois

Former location of The Hothouse

A long lost multi-cultural music venue used to reside in the bottom floor of Chicago's Flat Iron Building
41.9099, -87.6768
This is what Myopic books looks like.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream
41.9099, -87.6769