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Thorndike, Maine

Bryant Stove and Music

A couple's 60-year love of collecting is on display at this unique stove repair shop in Maine.
Lubec, Maine

McCurdy Smokehouse

This waterfront museum in Maine is dedicated to the history of the smoked-herring trade.
Lubec, Maine

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse

This candy-striped tower is the furthest east you can go in the United States.
Greenville, Maine

B52 Crash Site

The debris forms a solemn memorial to those who died in a 1963 accident.
Southwest Harbor, Maine

Mount Desert Spring Blues Brothers

A decidedly out of place statue memorializes the Blues Brothers characters at this water bottling plant.
Woodstock, Maine

The World's Largest Telephone

A giant telephone commemorates the last "crank" call ever made in the U.S.
Freeport, Maine

Freeport McDonald's

When the town wouldn't allow the fast-food behemoth to build a new restaurant, they put one inside an 1850 home.
Lisbon, Maine

Moxie Museum

Tucked away in a corner of a Maine general store there was a museum devoted to an equally beloved and reviled local soft drink.
Bangor, Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery

The second-oldest garden cemetery in the U.S. was also a college brainstorm spot of Stephen King.
Columbia Falls, Maine

Wild Blueberry Land

This colorful theme park dedicated the official fruit of Maine serves sweet, tasty treats.
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms

A massive sustainable farm designed by the mastermind behind Central Park.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Jersey City, New Jersey

Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital

Now abandoned, the first public health hospital in the U.S. saw more than one million immigrants from around the world.
Brewer, Maine

Chamberlain Freedom Park

Maine’s only official memorial to the Underground Railroad.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elfreth's Alley

This charming colonial alleyway is one of the oldest continuously used residential streets in the U.S.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Kerry, Ireland

Gallarus Oratory

This single room has survived the centuries with almost no deterioration.
Meath, Ireland

Newgrange

The ancient tomb acts as a calendar that keeps perfect time.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's City of the Dead

In Egypt's expanding metro area, many of the neighbors are dead.
El-Saf, Egypt

City of the Dead

An endless sea of white conical domes.