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Washington, D.C.

International Temple of the Order of the Eastern Star

Obscure Freemasons still live in D.C.’s largest private residence.
Washington, D.C.

Georgetown's Haunted Halcyon House

This stately mansion, built in 1787 by America's first Secretary of the Navy, is rumored to be one of the most haunted buildings in Washington, DC.
Washington, D.C.

Gun Barrel Fence

This robust fence in front of a historic Georgetown home is likely made from hundreds of recycled Revolutionary War firearms.
Washington, D.C.

The Brewmaster's Castle

This grand gothic brewery has been pumping out suds for over a hundred years.
Washington, D.C.

Church of Two Worlds

A Spiritualist house of worship where believers communicate with the dead in the spirit world.
Washington, D.C.

Freezing Newsmen Plaque

A small token of gratitude from freezing cold journalists who were given a warm haven while covering JFK's inauguration.
Washington, D.C.

Barbie Pond on Avenue Q

A rotating cast of guys and dolls in front of a Washington, D.C. building.
Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

MV Glenachulish

The last manually operated turntable ferry in the world.
London, England

Elfin Oak

This ancient oak plays host to carvings of magical elves, gnomes, witches, and other creatures prominent in local folklore.
Washington, D.C.

Culture House

A historic neighborhood church is reborn as a psychedelic arts collective.
Washington, D.C.

First FDR Memorial

One of the most influential presidents in U.S. history wanted only this plain, elegant monument as his lasting memorial.
Washington, D.C.

Capitalsaurus Court

The discovery site of the "Capitalsaurus," the official dinosaur of Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.

Memorial to Japanese-American Patriotism in World War II

An unassuming, powerful monument north of the U.S. Capitol bears witness to the resilience of Japanese Americans during a time of grave injustice.
Washington, D.C.

Historic Elevator at Potbelly

This sandwich shop has a century-old elevator behind a sheet of plexiglass.
Washington, D.C.

Titanic Memorial

This lonely waterfront memorial to the men of the Titanic was erected by the "Women of America."
New York, New York

West Terrace at the Cloisters

This hidden oasis features a stunning view of the Hudson River and the Palisades from a castle-like museum.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Washington, D.C.

Library of Congress Card Catalog

A nostalgic bibliographic gem.
London, England

The Tower of London Menagerie

These wire animal sculptures commemorate the exotic inhabitants that once called the Tower of London home.
Arlington, Virginia

Deep Throat Parking Garage

Parking garage where Bob Woodward met Watergate source "Deep Throat."
Bristol, England

The Llandoger Trow

A historic, reportedly haunted pub that provided inspiration for several famous adventure novels.
Nanuoya, Sri Lanka

The Main Line

Known as the most scenic route in Sri Lanka, this train line is steeped in history and offers an unparalleled view of the country.
Utah

Checkerboard Mesa

The unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.