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Westerville, Ohio

Anti-Saloon League Museum

Artifacts fill the old headquarters of the hugely influential political movement to ban alcohol in the United States.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Yellow Lamps

An obsolete, vanishing traffic device warns Cincinnati drivers away from middle-of-the-road obstructions.
Sugarcreek, Ohio

Skeleton of Jeff Davis

Remnants of 19th century vigilante justice.
Toledo, Ohio

Blair Museum of Lithophanes

This unique collection collects pieces of art etched into thin pieces of stone.
Leetonia, Ohio

Leetonia Beehive Coke Ovens

Rows of 19th-century brick ovens used to process coal into coke form the center of a wooded park.
Kings Mills, Ohio

Peters Cartridge Company

An abandoned munitions factory with a shot tower continues to wage war on the surrounding environment.
Maria Stein, Ohio

Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

One of the largest collections of holy relics in the country.
Marion, Ohio

Merchant Ball

This moving cemetery sphere is a slowly rolling stone.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Dunham Tavern

This retired stagecoach tavern is the oldest building in Cleveland.
Logan, Ohio

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum

It took more than 20 years and a sharp eye for one man to assemble this quirky collection.
Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Trust Rotunda Building

Marvel at this turn-of-the-century masterpiece that has been turned into a rather stately supermarket.
Zanesville, Ohio

Vasehenge

A circle of giant painted vases in the former pottery capital of the United States.
Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Park of Roses

An unassuming 13-acre park is home to over 12,000 roses.
Cleveland, Ohio

International Women's Air & Space Museum

A wonderful and easily overlooked museum tucked in Ohio's Burke Lakefront Airport.
Lakewood, Ohio

The Sanctuary Museum

An old church full of restored Catholic statues is a makeup artist's labor of love.
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.
Mansfield, Ohio

Mansfield Memorial Museum

The permanent home of Elektro, the celebrity automaton of the 1939 World's Fair.
Alliance, Ohio

The Troll Hole

A record-size collection of wild-haired troll dolls tells the story of the mythical creature's roots in Scandinavian folklore.
Bentleyville, Ohio

Squaw Rock

Landmark dedicated to the plight of the American Indian, offensive in the 21st century.
Miamisburg, Ohio

Miamisburg Mound

The largest ancient burial mound in Ohio.
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelleys Island Winery Ruins

These beautiful wineries were at the center of Lake Erie's "grape belt" back when the Midwest dominated American wine production.
Cleveland, Ohio

Sidaway Bridge

The ruins of the suspension bridge hang over Kingsbury Run as a ghost of racial prejudice.
Fairfield, Ohio

Jungle Jim's International Market

An unusual, super-sized grocery adventure awaits in an Ohio suburb.
Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Squire's Castle

Ghost stories surrounded this “castle,” the only structure from a huge mansion that was never built.