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Places edited in Lincolnshire, England
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Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
Groom, Texas

The Leaning Tower of Texas

This water tower slanted at an uncomfortable angle off the old Route 66 was an ingenious marketing ploy.
Tallahassee, Florida

Library Oak Tree Fort Sculpture

This creative sculpture was a way to "recycle" an old tree.
Tallahassee, Florida

Sod Cemetery

An unusual college football tradition involves burying pieces of sod from competitors' turf, replete with tiny coffins and headstones.
Quincy, Florida

The Town of Coca-Cola Millionaires

How Quincy, Florida became the richest town per capita due to one man's shrewd business acumen and taste for fizzy drinks.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Walcott, Iowa

Iowa 80 Truck Stop

The world’s largest truck stop includes a barber shop, chiropractor, and a huge museum with antique trucks.
Montreal, Québec

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lichgate on High Road

This fairytale-inspired cottage was created by a university literature professor.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

The Natural Bridge

A sacred site for Native Americans surveyed by George Washington and owned by both King George III and Thomas Jefferson.
Lexington, Virginia

Lee Chapel

This “shrine of the south” packs a controversial historical punch.