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Pembroke, Maine

Reversing Hall Agrarian Library

An agricultural research library housed in a former Odd Fellows Lodge.
Towaoc, Colorado

Ute Mountain Tribal Park

Ute tour guides have been sharing the ancient dwellings and rock art inside this large park with visitors for more than 40 years.
Sponsored by Visit Colorado
Park Hills, Missouri

Missouri Mines State Historic Site

Rusted and decayed, this former mining site is a portal to the past.
Scott City, Kansas

Keystone Gallery

Home to fossils and other specimens from the Western Interior Seaway.
Knights Ferry, California

Knights Ferry Covered Bridge

The longest covered bridge west of the Mississippi River.
Dunure, Scotland

Dunure Castle

Now in ruins, this castle stood for centuries and saw a number of gruesome events.
Hartford, Connecticut

Statue of Rover

A tribute to the truly loyal dog who waited outside a hospital for his owner to come back.
Stratford, Connecticut

Zaffis Museum of the Paranormal

The intriguing personal collection of a professional demon-chaser.
York, England

York Tyburn

After public executions took place at this location, attendants would also attend a local horse race.
Blue Ridge, Georgia

The Arm of Buel Stanley

Turns out fishing with dynamite isn't all that safe.
Germantown, Maryland

Waters Mill Ruins

The ruins of an old mill lie in a small ravine along a hiking trail near Little Seneca Creek.
Maseru, Lesotho

Lion Rock Mountain

Just outside Lesotho's capital city, a rock formation takes the shape of a powerful predator.
Brooklyn, New York

William Beard's Grave

The painter who popularized "bulls" and "bears" as symbols for the stock market didn't get a proper headstone for over a century.
Birmingham, Alabama

Thomas Jefferson Tower's Zeppelin Mooring Mast

The metal spire on the roof of this tower was intended as an airship docking station, but it was never actually used.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania

Emmaus Mosaic Mural

A fascinating community art piece created by students, teachers, and noted Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar.
Scottsdale, Arizona

Frank Lloyd Wright Spire

Originally conceived as part of a proposed Arizona State Capitol building in the 1950s, this structure built in 2004 stands as a monument to the architect's legacy.
Whitby, Ontario

Lynde House Museum

One of Whitby's first homes is now a showcase of the lifestyle of early Canadian families.
Rosario Beach, Washington

The Maiden of Deception Pass

This statue and its surrounding plaques tells the story of Ko-kwal-alwoot and the kinship between the Samish people and the sea.
Kano, Nigeria

Gidan Rumfa (Emir's Palace)

Walk through history in a palace that has seen centuries of Muslim rulers.
Duffel, Belgium

Duffelcoat Statue

The birthplace of the titular coat and related products celebrates its claim to fame with a statue of a coat.
San Antonio de Ureca, Equatorial Guinea

Ureka

This village surrounded by breathtaking waterfalls is one of the wettest places on earth.
Iguana Creek, Australia

Den of Nargun

Mind the rock monster at this cave.
Ohum, Nigeria

Awhum Waterfall and Cave

The waters of these secluded falls are said to have healing powers.
Degersheim, Switzerland

Dreamfactory's World of Wonders

A Swiss magician's vault of oddities.