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Wally's Service Station in Mt. Airy.
Mount Airy, North Carolina

Mount Airy

Andy Griffith's hometown has made itself up to look like the fictional town of Mayberry.
36.4980, -80.6089
Endor Iron Furnace
Sanford, North Carolina

Endor Iron Furnace

Ruins of an American Civil War iron forge still survive as a reminder of Confederate industrial strength.
35.5502, -79.2245
Coverham, England

Forbidden Corner

A modern English garden of eccentric beasts, follies, and oddities.
54.2758, -1.8569
The grave of Chang and Eng
Mount Airy, North Carolina

The Grave of Chang and Eng Bunker

This North Carolina grave is the final resting place of the world's most famous conjoined twins.
36.4536, -80.6288
The gravesite of Edgar Allan Poe.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
39.2902, -76.6232
December 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Giant Ants

Ant sculptures march up the side of what used to be an iconic spot in punk rock lore.
39.9418, -75.1495
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's Brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Castle Mont Rouge
Rougemont, North Carolina

Castle Mont Rouge

A sculptor's dream studio turned fantastical ruin.
36.2397, -78.9130
Bear Creek, North Carolina

Devil's Tramping Ground

A one hundred and twenty year old legend concerning an empty circular patch in the North Carolina woods.
35.5843, -79.4870
Foamhenge. (Stephanie RiCharde/Atlas Obscura)
Centreville, Virginia

Foamhenge

Exact replica of the monument made using Styrofoam.
38.8816, -77.4863
Körner's Folly House and Museum.
Kernersville, North Carolina

Körner’s Folly

Jule Körner's house full of bizarre architectural details.
36.1151, -80.0787
Wilson, North Carolina

Whirligig Park (Formerly Acid Park)

A piece of outsider public art accompanied by a strange urban legend.
35.7226, -77.9128