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Henderson, Kentucky

Audubon Museum & Nature Center

View Kentucky's beauty and history from the perspective of painter John James Audubon, author and illustrator.
Evansville, Indiana

Isaac Knight Memorial

A tribute to a 13-year-old boy who was kidnapped in 1793 and escaped over two years later.
Jasper, Indiana

Providence Home Geode Grotto

One man's vision and a labor of love of many.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Longfellow House

One of America's most historic homes also holds a startling literary legacy.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mount Auburn Cemetery

This peaceful Massachusetts graveyard was one of the first "garden-style" cemeteries in America.
Boston, Massachusetts

Class of 1959 Chapel

The strikingly modern structure stands out among the brick buildings speckling the Harvard Business School's campus.
Concord, Massachusetts

Old North Bridge

The phrase "the shot heard around the world" was coined after a skirmish at this bridge.
Concord, Massachusetts

The Old Manse

The poems Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife Sophia etched into its windows are still visible today.
Concord, Massachusetts

The Wright Tavern

The Wright Tavern is possibly the most important building in Concord Massachusetts to the American Revolution.
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott based “Little Women” on her experiences growing up in this house with her sisters.
Rome, New York

Fort Stanwix National Monument

An interesting look into 18th-century American history.
Stillwater, New York

Boot Monument

A monument to the military service of America's greatest traitor refuses to even name him.
Buffalo, New York

Casimir Pulaski Monument

A monument to a Polish general who fought the American Revolution and became the "Father of the American Cavalry."
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
Buffalo, New York

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

This restored house is like a time capsule of the president's unconventional inauguration.
Buffalo, New York

Blue Sky Mausoleum

This unique crypt designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his longtime friend was not completed in either man's lifetime.
Buffalo, New York

Ely S. Parker's Grave

An unprepossessing stone marks the last resting place of one of the most accomplished Native Americans in history.
Buffalo, New York

Blocher Memorial

An elaborate memorial to a man local legend says died of a broken heart.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Tesla Monument

Niagara Falls holds a special place in Nikola Tesla's history, so they put a statue on it.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

West End Overlook

The only way to see Pittsburgh is from the top of this lookout point, just like the ancient members of the native peoples did.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monongahela Incline

The United States’s oldest funicular railway glides up and down a steep Pittsburgh street.
Mill Run, Pennsylvania

Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright's most iconic home dangles over a Pennsylvania waterfall.