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John Paul Jones Crypt
Annapolis, Maryland

John Paul Jones' Crypt

Rediscovered after a century, the father of the American Navy was reinterred in something dredged up from Davy Jones' Locker.
38.9807, -76.4818
Gravestones at the British Cemetery .
Ocracoke, North Carolina

British Cemetery of Ocracoke

The North Carolina grounds are leased in perpetuity to the British Commonwealth for as long as the WWII sailors are buried there.
35.1167, -75.9810
The Old Slave Mart Museum
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Slave Mart

South Carolina's last remaining slavery auction house is now a museum devoted to its own tragic history.
32.7778, -79.9284
The echoing X. (Photo via Waymarking.com)
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza.
32.0809, -81.0872
Fort Matanzas National Monument
St. Augustine, Florida

Fort Matanzas National Monument

This Spanish fort is made entirely of seashell and concrete.
29.7174, -81.2309
St. Augustine, Florida

Pirate & Treasure Museum

Arrr! The most authentic collection of pirate artifacts in the world... matey.
29.8969, -81.3130
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Photios National Greek Orthodox Shrine

Location of a reliquary containing bone fragments of 18 saints.
29.8963, -81.3130
Vizcaya: eastern view from Biscayne Bay. (Wikimedia Commons)
Miami, Florida

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Former villa and estate of James Deering developed to preserve native tropical forests.
25.7466, -80.2114
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bayou St. John Confederate Submarine

A mysterious find dredged from Louisiana waters.
30.4539, -91.1867
Entering the vault!
New York, New York

Trinity Place Bank Vault Bar

This lower Manhattan bar is set up in an old bank vault that rests beneath a skyscraper that hides even more historic splendor.
40.7089, -74.0114
Paley Park in the Winter
New York, New York

Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
40.7603, -73.9751
26 Exeter Street
Boston, Massachusetts

First Spiritualist Temple

America's original house of worship for Spiritualism, the religious movement based on communing with the dead.
42.3506, -71.0799
The voltaic pile at the Tempio Voltiano in Como, Italy.
Como, Italy

Tempio Voltiano

Old batteries and frog skeletons reside in this lakeside monument to Allesandro Volta.
45.8147, 9.0753
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, which was used as the Stepford Men's Association
Norwalk, Connecticut

Stepford Wives Locations

Mansion and shopping center used in the 1975 film "The Stepford Wives."
41.1086, -73.4154
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
45.4347, 12.3389
Peggy Guggenheim and her dogs' graves.
Venice, Italy

Peggy Guggenheim's Grave

The only museum with its curator—and her pets—buried inside.
45.4308, 12.3315
Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Vlindertuin

A garden of flying flowers.
51.3560, 3.3260
The Evoluon glowing at night.
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Evoluon

A UFO-shaped event building originally intended to be a science museum showcasing the future.
51.4435, 5.4469
Summertime view of restored windmill
Batavia, Illinois

Fabyan Windmill

Arguably the best example of an authentic Dutch windmill in the United States, rivaling its counterparts in the Netherlands.
41.8770, -88.3035
Sprookjesbos
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
51.6504, 5.0435
Perito Moreno Glacier
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Perito Moreno Glacier

This stunning mass of ice spans 121 square miles and is still growing.
-50.4714, -73.0364
A Turks and Caicos rock iguana sunning his glorious self.
Leeward Settlement, Turks and Caicos Islands

Iguana Island

Uninhabited islet in the Caribbean is the sanctuary of giant lizards.
21.8333, -72.1500
Sapodilla Hill carving
Providenciales and West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands

Sapodilla Hill Carvings

This island hill is strewn with boulders carved by shipwreck victims from the age of sail.
21.7445, -72.2875
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
47.6201, -122.3484