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New Orleans, Louisiana

The Oldest Fire Hydrant in New Orleans

This Birdsill Holly fire hydrant is the remnant of a very different type of hydration innovation.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Ignatius J. Reilly Statue

This New Orleans statue of a portly figure in a goofy hat pays homage to a classic of satirical literature.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Moriarty Monument

The tallest monument in a historic New Orleans cemetery was prompted by romance and dash of pettiness.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Odd Fellows Rest

This crumbling New Orleans cemetery is the final resting place of members of a faded secret society.
Liberty, Missouri

Odd Fellows Home

The ruins of a 19th century shelter run by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
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

The Grave of Harry L. Collins

A life-sized memorial to Harry L. Collins, the official corporate magician of Frito-Lay.
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

Colonel Sanders' Grave

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

Eastern Cemetery

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

The Witches' Tree

Locals place their offerings on this nightmarish gnarled tree so the witches won't summon another storm.
Springfield, Missouri

World's Largest Fork

A 35-foot-tall fork stuck in the ground outside an office building in Missouri.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Wheeler Ferris Wheel

The surprising home of the iconic Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel.
Durant, Oklahoma

World's Largest Peanut

No matter what the plaque under this massive legume says, this is not the world's largest peanut.
Chicago, Illinois

Inez Clarke Monument

A strange and haunting monument of unknown origin in the historic Graceland Cemetery.
Chicago, Illinois

Eternal Silence

A haunting statue called "Eternal Silence" has quite the reputation among visitors with active imaginations.