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Monowi.
Monowi, Nebraska

Monowi, Nebraska

America's smallest town is run by its single citizen/mayor/librarian/bartender.
42.8286, -98.3298
Note the potential iron sight on the middle post.
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.
38.9094, -77.0574
Floodwall murals.
Paducah, Kentucky

Floodwall Murals

A collection of outdoor art by renowned muralist Robert Dafford depicts the history of a flooded city.
37.0879, -88.5940
Corporal Chas Ippel on the right, died on July 26, 1863.
Arlington, Virginia

Arlington Cemetery's Headstone-Eating Trees

The rogue roots are gradually consuming some of the historic marble grave markers.
38.8772, -77.0752
Colonel Sanders Grave
Louisville, Kentucky

Colonel Sanders' Grave

The grave of the iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken mascot features a bust of the man behind the goatee.
38.2467, -85.7114
Eufaula, Alabama

The Tree That Owns Itself

An autonomous oak in Alabama.
31.8987, -85.1461
Paths wind through the rose bushes.
Charlotte, North Carolina

McGill Rose Garden

This scented city oasis was a labor of love.
35.2299, -80.8273
Perimeter of the garden
Arlington, Virginia

The Graves of Robert E. Lee's Garden

Soldiers were buried next to Lee's house in the center of Arlington Cemetery to dissuade the general from reclaiming his property after the war.
38.8811, -77.0726
The LOTUS in Yogaville, Virginia.
Buckingham, Virginia

The Light Of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS)

The flower-shaped temple in Virginia aims to transcend the boundaries of the world’s religions.
37.6704, -78.6984
One of the many petroglyphs at the Mesa Prieta site
Velarde, New Mexico

Mesa Prieta Petroglyphs

A preserve with 75,000 ancient drawings remains the realm of public – not just scientific – exploration.
36.1680, -105.9689
The Paddington Bear statue at Paddington station.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
51.5173, -0.1774
Lake Norman
Troutman, USA

Lake Norman

A Nessie-like monster supposedly lurks in this lake.
35.6725, -80.9326
Edisto Bottle Tree
Edisto Island, South Carolina

Edisto Mystery Tree

This bare tree might not have leaves but it is constantly clothed in festive decorations left by mysterious local benefactors.
32.5509, -80.2803
Old Charleston City Jail
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Charleston City Jail

Charleston's historic city jail once held everyone from pirates to Civil War POWs.
32.7785, -79.9372
The Waring Historical Library. (Press Photo)
Charleston, South Carolina

The Waring Historical Library

Dedicated to the history of the health sciences.
32.7862, -79.9469
Charlotte, North Carolina

Musical Parking Garage

This nine-story building can be played like an instrument.
35.2278, -80.8378
Connecticut as seen from nearby Libbie Hill Park.
Richmond, Virginia

Connecticut the Indian

The iconic statue was moved to a new spot overlooking the James river after several years as a mascot for the local baseball team.
37.5270, -77.4200
A Union soldier in the jaws of a dinosaur.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

Dinosaur Kingdom II

An alternate history park where the Union Army loses the war... to dinosaurs.
37.6490, -79.5248
Lilburn, Georgia

Hindu Temple of Atlanta

A vision of beautiful Hindu architecture in the middle of the American South.
33.8850, -84.1647
The Hodges Meteorite
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The Hodges Meteorite

This space rock fragment is one of the only meteors to have ever struck a human.
33.2119, -87.5439
The Oaks
Tuskegee, Alabama

The Oaks

Booker T. Washington's home at the Tuskegee Institute was a gem of splendor.
32.4283, -85.7091
Bryn Celli Ddu
Isle of Anglesey, Wales

Bryn Celli Ddu

This neolithic stone grave has been altered and restored so often its now more neo than lithic.
53.2078, -4.2361
The temple in its new interactive exhibit.
London, England

Temple of Mithras

Rebuilt remains of a temple to Roman god Mithras.
51.5128, -0.0919
St. Paul's Catacombs in Rabat, Malta. (christine592/Flickr)
Rabat, Malta

Maltese Catacomb Complexes

Burial grounds for more than 1,000 bodies deep under the modern town of Rabat.
35.8843, 14.3897