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Glen Gardner, New Jersey

Abandoned Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital

A recently abandoned psych ward at the end of Sanatorium Road.
Chester Township, New Jersey

Telephone Pole Farm

A farm in New Jersey grew a most unusual crop for AT&T's testing purposes.
Chester Township, New Jersey

Cooper's Mill

Abandoned grist mill and active sluice on the Black River.
Flemington, New Jersey

Northlandz

One of the world's largest model railroads is a mind-boggling achievement.
Paris, Texas

Texas Eiffel Tower

In Paris, Texas they have their own Eiffel Tower, it just has a cowboy hat on it.
Gibsland, Louisiana

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

A museum dedicated to the lovable crime couple Bonnie & Clyde, just a few miles away from the site of their early demise.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Little Rock, Arkansas

H.U. Lee International Gate and Garden

A beautiful South Korean gate and garden in Little Rock honors American Taekwondo.
Paris, Texas

Jesus in Cowboy Boots

In Paris, Texas even Jesus wears cowboy boots.
Little Rock, Arkansas

Billy Bass Adoption Center

Where animatronic singing fish go to retire.
North Little Rock, Arkansas

The Old Mill

The Old Mill shown in the opening credits of “Gone With the Wind” is actually fairly new, and was never a mill at all.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum

This quirky Arkansas wax museum does not shy away from the macabre and the grotesque.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Maxwell Blade’s Odditorium and Curiosities Museum

An ever-growing collection of rare and strange objects owned by local Arkansas illusionist Maxwell Blade.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

The Arlington Hotel

This historic hotel at the head of Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs National Park has storied history of gangsters and baseball greats.
Grand Saline, Texas

The Salt Palace

A small "palace" and museum made of, and devoted entirely, to salt.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Margaret's Grocery and Market

Four-Hour Holy-Rolling, Hallelujah-shouting, Southern Gospel Service, rendered as a country market where "All Is Welcome, Jews, and Gentiles."
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Grave of Douglas the Confederate Camel

The final resting place of the camel who served with the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Flora, Mississippi

Mississippi Petrified Forest

A preserved stretch of ancient fossilized trees with an impressive gem collection to boot.
Hohenwald, Tennessee

Meriwether Lewis Monument

This simple, broken column marks the final resting place of one of America's most famous explorers.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

This replica makes Nashville the "Athens of the South."
Huntsville, Alabama

MPTA-098

A propulsion engine testbed that paved the way for the Space Shuttle launch sits without recognition at this rocket center.
Huntsville, Alabama

Pathfinder and the MPTA-ET

It may look like no more than a full-scale model, but every part of this full Space Shuttle stack had a working role in aviation history.
Huntsville, Alabama

K’REX

This 12-foot-tall T-rex is the largest K’Nex skeleton sculpture in the world.
Huntsville, Alabama

The Grave of Miss Baker

Bananas are often left for the first monkey America ever recovered alive after being launched into space.