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Savannah, Georgia

The Marshall House

An early 19th-century hotel with a past steeped in the Civil War.
Jacksonville, Florida

Abandoned Annie Lytle Elementary School

Jacksonville's highways rendered this century-old grammar school unusable.
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine Airplane Graveyard

Gutted airplanes slowly decay in a Florida field.
Jacksonville, Florida

Treaty Oak

This ancient octopus-like tree was saved from destruction thanks to shady reporting.
St. Augustine, Florida

Sir Winston Churchill's Lion 'Rota'

A lion given to the prime minister somehow got stuffed and sent to Florida.
St. Augustine, Florida

Andrew Young Crossing

Bronze footprints mark the path where a civil rights leader tried to march in peaceful protest before being knocked unconscious.
St. Augustine, Florida

Treasury Street

St. Augustine's record-setting narrow street was designed to protect against pirates.
St. Augustine, Florida

Wolf's Museum of Mystery

This curio museum seems like the type of place you might find a mogwai or a monkey's paw.
St. Augustine, Florida

Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries

The graves in Florida's oldest Black cemeteries are marked with shells, stones, and mementos of the deceased.
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Every January 6, young men dive into Spring Bayou in search of a cross and a year's worth of maritime blessings.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Sunken Gardens

A luxuriant botanical garden below sea level.
Riverview, Florida

International Independent Showmen’s Museum

The history of the traveling carnival is remembered by this sprawling collection of vintage wagons, games, and rides.
Marshall, Michigan

American Museum of Magic

Largest magic museum in the United States with more than half a million pieces of memorabilia.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Steelcase Pyramid

One lonely, modern pyramid has gone from corporate think tank to deserted boondoggle.
South Bend, Indiana

East Race Waterway

The first artificial white water river course in North America cuts right through an Indiana city.
Rothsay, Minnesota

World’s Largest Prairie Chicken

The statue honors the booming birds Rothsay, Minnesota, is famous for.
Bovey, Minnesota

Marcell Experimental Forest

A futuristic climate change study is nestled deep within this public land.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Fireplace of States

This ambitious attraction was the brain child of a lake resort impresario, and built by the WPA.
Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota

Grand Sky Drone Park

The U.S.' first commercial park dedicated entirely to flying drones.
Cavalier, North Dakota

Remote Sprint Launcher #3 Missile Site

Part of a secret 1970s nuclear defense program is now open to the public.
Stigler, Oklahoma

Younger's Bend

The final resting place and once home of the Bandit Queen of the West.
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
Huot, Minnesota

Old Crossing Treaty Memorial

A lone bronze figure stands in memory of historic a 19th century land grab.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Graylyn Estate

This stunning home looks like it belongs in medieval Europe, not North Carolina.