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Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Alexander Inn

This hotel was used during the Manhattan Project to house official visitors.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

La Ciudadela (The Citadel)

This now-abandoned shopping center in Playa del Carmen was built to resemble a medieval European castle.
Boston, Massachusetts

'Frogs in Common'

Created by a local artist, these quirky sculptures each have their own names and personalities.
Boston, Massachusetts

'The Embrace'

This bronze sculpture was inspired by a photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife embracing after he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Jersey City, New Jersey

Empty Sky Memorial

This haunting monument honors the victims of 9/11.
San Francisco, California

Bernal Hill Rock

This colorful boulder serves as a canvas for political statements and artistic expression.
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

The Hebert Candy Mansion

This Tudor-style mansion is home to the first roadside confectioner in the United States.
West Springfield, Massachusetts

Josiah Day House

The oldest brick saltbox house in America.
Talkeetna, Alaska

The Cat Mayor of Talkeetna

This Alaskan town appoints the general store's resident feline as honorary mayor.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Strawbery Banke

New Hampshire's first neighborhood is now preserved as a historic village with live action role players.
New York, New York

Caffe Reggio

Sip a cappuccino in the historic cafe that introduced them to the United States.
Fort Collins, Colorado

Giant Campbell's Tomato Soup Can

Built in 1981 in collaboration with Andy Warhol, this giant piece of pop art stands on the campus of Colorado State University.
Boston, Massachusetts

FAO Schwarz Teddy Bear Sculpture

A gift to the children of Boston, this bronze bear represents playfulness, a spirit of love, and the warmth of big hugs.
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles River Esplanade Pi Plaque

Dedicated to the neverending mathematical constant, this plaque next to a park bench was sponsored by an anonymous benefactor.
Boston, Massachusetts

Birthplace of the Telephone

A stone marker commemorating the first time sound was transmitted over wires.
Boston, Massachusetts

George Parkman House

The former home of a Boston physician whose murder led to a revolution in forensic science.
Boston, Massachusetts

Statue of Mary Dyer

Dedicated to a colonial woman who was hanged for being a Quaker.
Mumbai, India

Kala Ghoda Statue

A tribute to the area's namesake and King Edward VII.
Mumbai, India

'Urbs Prima In Indis'

Mumbai's angel.
Mumbai, India

Fitzgerald Fountain

A tribute to one of Bombay's former governors that has withstood the test of time.
Mumbai, India

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

An architectural marvel that combines Gothic architecture with Indian elements.
San Francisco, California

Site of Compton's Cafeteria Riot

Where a demonstration led to equal rights for one of California's most marginalized communities.
Savannah, Georgia

1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron

A monument to one of the few Olympic flames ever to be lit outside of the host city.
Northfield, Massachusetts

Northfield Mountain

The largest battery in New England sits atop a Massachusetts mountain.