826 Places to Experience Unusual History in the United States - Atlas Obscura

History in the United States

Discover 826 places to experience unusual history in the United States.

Fabricated in 1903 and in perfect condition, this was one of the first “Teddy” bears named in honor of the 26th president.
Washington, D.C.

First Teddy Bear

The story behind this beloved toy—named for Theodore Roosevelt and owned by his grandson—is more complicated than you might guess.
Locomotive 11 was the first car to roll into town once the Florida Southern Rail system was extended to Punta Gorda.
Punta Gorda, Florida

End of the Line Mural

This outdoor mural is one stop on a walking trail that weaves art and history together to tell a tale of local history.
Milton Theater
Milton, Delaware

Milton Theater

This unassuming brick building has survived fires, storms, and more to bring entertainment to one Delaware town.