mikeweaver3000's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Loading map...
Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Indiana

You thought Santa Claus didn't exist, but it turns out you were wrong.
Versailles, Kentucky

Castle Post

This modern castle sat empty for decades before a fire inspired its builders to complete its luxury halls.
Bardstown, Kentucky

Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

The history of whiskey and all of its boozy glory, from Colonial days to modern American cocktail culture.
Charlestown, Indiana

Rose Island

Ruined pieces of stone and a swimming pool are all that remains of an amusement park that was swept away by a flood.
Louisville, Kentucky

Colonel Sanders' Grave

The grave of the iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken mascot features a bust of the man behind the goatee.
Louisville, Kentucky

Cave Hill Cemetery

The largest cemetery in Louisville is the final resting place of a number of famed military men and also Col. Sanders.
Louisville, Kentucky

Muhammad Ali Gravesite

One of the greatest boxers and humanitarians to ever live chose his hometown as his final resting place.
Louisville, Kentucky

Eastern Cemetery

This abandoned cemetery has a dark past of bodies buried over bodies.
Louisville, Kentucky

Shrine of Saints Magnus and Bonosa

The only building in Louisville (hopefully) that contains two ancient holy skeletons.
Louisville, Kentucky

Golden Statue of David

The Midwestern United States' tribute to Michelangelo is a foam statue sprayed with gaudy gold paint.
Louisville, Kentucky

Belle of Louisville

The oldest operating Mississippi River-style steamboat still navigates the Ohio River.
Louisville, Kentucky

Joe Ley Antiques

A curiosity-seeker's paradise set inside a three-story historic school house.
Clarksville, Indiana

Colgate Clock

The massive, original Colgate Clock is mounted on a defunct factory building that was once a prison.
Jeffersonville, Indiana

Schimpff's Confectionery

This candy shop has been serving up sweets to the Louisville area since the 1850s.
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Daniel Boone Homestead

Where the famed frontiersman was born, raised, and survived Quaker intrigue
Donora, Pennsylvania

Donora Smog Museum and Historical Society

A museum commemorating the Donora Smog, which killed 20 people in October 1948 and sparked national outrage over air pollution.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
Ephrata, Pennsylvania

The Ephrata Cloister

What looks like a simple quaint estate in rural Pennsylvania was in the 18th century home to a small monastic community.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Swann Memorial Fountain

A tour de force of a fountain, memorializing a man who loved fountains more than anything else.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Grand Court Organ

The sounds of the world's largest fully functioning pipe organ dazzle shoppers at a Philadelphia Macy's.
Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

Hickory Run Boulder Field

A field of nothing but boulders which resembles a giant's gravel driveway.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg's Mini Statue of Liberty

A local prank turned town icon.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SS United States

Current docking place of the SS United States, the fastest transatlantic ocean liner.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.