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The Stonewall Jackson Manual Training and Industrial School
Concord, North Carolina

The Stonewall Jackson Manual Training and Industrial School

The cruel trial of a 13-year-old boy inspired the creation of this now abandoned reformatory.
35.3642, -80.5983
Helen's Bridge
Asheville, North Carolina

Helen's Bridge

This bridge is haunted by the ghost of a distraught mother.
35.5945, -82.5404
(Audium press photo)
San Francisco, California

Audium-Theatre of Sound-Sculptured Space

Only theater in the world constructed specifically for sound movement.
37.7883, -122.4239
Claremont, North Carolina

The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge

A historic covered bridge, possibly the last of its kind in the United States.
35.7215, -81.1153
San Francisco, California

Good Vibrations Antique Vibrator Museum

This vibrator museum honors dildo history.
37.7919, -122.4207
San Francisco, California

The Golden Fire Hydrant

The miraculous hydrant that saved the Mission District in 1906.
37.7580, -122.4279
(Flickr/Uptown Almanac)
San Francisco, California

The First Sea-Punk Mural

Art from the latest counter-culture; kids who dye their hair blue and believe the future will be a post-apocalyptic water world.
37.7749, -122.4203
Mission Dolores Cemetery
San Francisco, California

Mission Dolores Cemetery

The oldest burial ground in the city, final resting place of city founders, Ohlone natives and murderers alike.
37.7644, -122.4268
View from the street
San Francisco, California

Defenestration

Furniture tries to escape an abandoned building in San Francisco.
37.7794, -122.4072
Paxton Gate Exterior
San Francisco, California

Paxton Gate

A shop full of natural curiosities, carnivorous plants, and costumed taxidermied mice.
37.7596, -122.4217
San Francisco, California

Balmy Alley Murals

Stunning street art as political theater for the masses.
37.7508, -122.4123
London, England

Chelsea Physic Garden

London's old-school healing garden.
51.4845, -0.1623
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
51.5322, -0.1240
A circular outline marks the underground location of the Roman amphitheater
London, England

Guildhall's Underground Roman Amphitheater

A 2000-year-old Roman amphitheater lies just below Guildhall Yard.
51.5156, -0.0917
London Stone
London, England

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
51.5116, -0.0895
Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon
London, England

Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon

The remains of the great moral philosopher reside in a cabinet in London.
51.5230, -0.1320
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot.
51.5143, -0.1072
Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice
London, England

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.
51.5168, -0.0977
London, England

London's Original and All-Inspiring Coffee House

The site of London's first coffee house has been serving refreshments of one kind or another for 360 years.
51.5130, -0.0856
East Sussex, England

Beachy Head

England's most notorious suicide spot.
50.7374, 0.2477
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
51.5052, -0.0841
London, England

The Cockpit

A friendly pub with a sordid past in cock fighting.
51.5126, -0.1015
Abandoned Henry River Mill Village
Hildebran, North Carolina

Abandoned Henry River Mill Village

An abandoned village that doubled as "The Hunger Games"' post-apocalyptic wasteland is up for grabs.
35.7140, -81.4220
The aligned segments create a human head.
Charlotte, North Carolina

David Černý's Metalmorphosis

A psychological self-portrait in the form of a giant, segmented head.
35.1511, -80.9477