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Cambridge, Ohio

Dickens Victorian Village

Hundreds of 19th-century characters descend upon an Ohio town every autumn.
McConnelsville, Ohio

Big Muskie Bucket

All that remains of a gigantic earth-moving machine.
Ava, Ohio

Crash Site of the USS Shenandoah

The crash of this great airship signaled the beginning of the end for dirigibles.
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

The world's tallest doric column is this Ohio monument to a naval victory in the War of 1812.
Marion, Ohio

Warren G. Harding Presidential Home

Featuring one of the most complete and original collections of Presidential memorabilia, this is the site of the last front porch presidential campaigns.
Powell, Ohio

Chief Leatherlips Monument

A Native American chief known for never breaking a promise met his end after signing a deal with white settlers.
Lima, Ohio

Kewpee Hamburgers

This burger joint is named after everyone's favorite carnival prize and is adorned with a giant one over the door.
Versailles, Ohio

Annie Oakley's Grave

The final resting place of the most famous sharpshooter.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Museum

A small storefront museum explores the history and myth of West Virginia's famous urban legend.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Statue

This red-eyed chrome beast pays homage to the popular modern myth of West Virginia's insectoid monster.
Mount Vernon, Ohio

Knox County Poorhouse

Abandoned former poorhouse, bible college, and haunted house in an Ohio hamlet.
Delaware, Ohio

The Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace Gas Station

A gas station has taken the place of the home of the 19th American President.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Spring Grove Cemetery

This magnificent Cincinnati graveyard is also a popular public park.
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age.
Dayton, Ohio

Grave of Johnny Morehouse

A headstone tells the sad story of a lost little boy and his pet dog.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Haserot Angel

The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker.
Wheeling, West Virginia

Mount Wood Castle and Cemetery

This abandoned dream castle and its cemetery look out over the struggling city that once inspired their creation.
Zanesville, Ohio

Zanesville Y-Bridge

A favorite of Amelia Earhart, ranking among those rare bridges that can be crossed without changing sides of the river.
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
Canton, Ohio

William McKinley Memorial

The 25th President's marble casket can be visited in this classical Ohio tomb.
Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Tomb

When you visit his grave, be sure to rub the Great Emancipator's nose for good luck.
Marion, Ohio

Merchant Ball

This moving cemetery sphere is a slowly rolling stone.