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Washington, D.C.

Georgetown Waterfront

The little-known, 300-year history of the area includes former lives as a bustling tobacco port, parking lot, and industrial dump.
Washington, D.C.

Man Controlling Trade

A muscular Art Deco monument represents the struggle between regulators and unbridled markets.
Washington, D.C.

Senate Corncob Capitals

Corn-inthian columns with a uniquely American take on neoclassical architecture.
Washington, D.C.

District of Columbia Center Point

A little marble compass above George Washington's (empty) tomb in the Capitol marks where D.C.'s four quadrants intersect.
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Bollards

The 5.5-mile ring of steel posts around the Capitol Building is one of the largest (and most uniform) of its kind in the world.
Washington, D.C.

Carousel on the National Mall

Washington's iconic carousel has a nice piece of Civil Rights history.
Washington, D.C.

Dumbarton Oaks

The Byzantine, pre-Columbian, and medieval art at this stately mansion are some of the most under-appreciated collections in D.C.
Winchester, Virginia

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

Extraordinary objects lurk in this quintessential regional museum.
Sundance, Wyoming

The Quaal Windsock

An antique Beechcraft airplane serves as a giant windsock for people driving through the blustery open country of eastern Wyoming.
Tucson, Arizona

Diamondback Bridge

In Tucson a giant metal snake helps pedestrians cross a busy highway.
Winslow, Arizona

Two Guns

The story of Two Guns, Arizona could easily be described as a Shakespearian tragedy on Route 66.
Prague, Czechia

Jan Palach Memorial

Monument to a suicide protesting the Soviet invasion.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
Wilmington, Delaware

Winterthur

A blend of art, antiquities, and Americana fill this museum, surrounded by whimsical, enchanting gardens.
Lorton, Virginia

Workhouse Prison Museum

A small museum in a former prison tells the story of a dark but pivotal chapter in the women's suffrage movement.
Orlando, Florida

Randall Knife Museum

Home to a giant switchblade and one of the world's largest collections of pocket knives, this museum is a cut above the rest.
Roosevelt, Arizona

Tonto National Monument Upper Cliff Dwelling

This 40-room dwelling tucked within a cliff was built by the basin's prehistoric residents.
Nottinghamshire, England

Standard Hill

The English Civil War began right here in 1642.
Washington, D.C.

The Preamble in License Plates

The preamble to the U.S. Constitution written entirely from vanity license plates hangs in the Smithsonian museum.
Clarkdale, Arizona

Arizona Copper Art Museum

The state's only comprehensive museum dedicated to the mineral that defined its history and economy.
Malinovka, Kazakhstan

ALZHIR

A Stalinist prison camp for the wives and children of men accused of betraying the Soviet state is now a memorial museum.
Prague, Czechia

Defenestration of Prague Window

The palace window through which Protestant nobles flung two Catholic regents, thus sparking the Thirty Years' War.
County Durham, England

Killhope

An iconic waterwheel in the Pennine Hills marks the location of one of Britain’s most profitable lead mines.
Ust'-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan

Ust-Kamenogorsk Lock

Tucked away along a riverbend in an area known for its uranium mines is one of the world's tallest locks.