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A detail of the chapel walls.
Chicago, Illinois

Hidden Egyptian Temple in Field Museum Break Room

Years of archaeology, just chillin' by the water cooler.
41.8663, -87.6170
Shop window of Merz Apothecary.
Chicago, Illinois

Merz Apothecary

An antiquated German apothecary on Chicago's North Side, with a branch in the Palmer House Hotel downtown.
41.9670, -87.6879
Big Sam towers over the Texas interstate at 67-feet. (Leah Caldwell/Atlas Obscura)
Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston Statue

World's tallest statue of an American hero.
30.6612, -95.5107
Union BC in 2014.
Jefferson, Texas

Union Missionary Baptist Church

This historic Civil War church has survived over a century of racial turmoil but still stands as a reminder of the town's roots.
32.7502, -94.3473
Women's Museum, Fair Park.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Centennial Art Deco Buildings

A "Texanic" (gigantic Texas) collection of Art Deco architecture at Dallas' historic Fair Park.
32.7794, -96.7612
Oleander
Galveston, Texas

Oleander Garden Park

The deadly but beautiful ornamental Oleander was planted all over the island of Galveston after the Hurricane of 1900.
29.3001, -94.7961
The waters of the bayou.
Karnack, Texas

Caddo Lake

Foragers once flocked to this big beautiful bayou to hunt for pearls.
32.6824, -94.1768
Willet Babcock's grave
Paris, Texas

Jesus in Cowboy Boots

In Paris, Texas even Jesus wears cowboy boots.
33.6429, -95.5525
The only non-bug on display.
Panhandle, Texas

VW Slug Bug Ranch

Small car graveyard sits in the shadow of the famous Cadillac Ranch.
35.2155, -101.3837
Donald Judd's works at The Chinati Foundation.
Marfa, Texas

Chinati Foundation

Minimalist modern art on a repurposed military base in rural Texas.
30.2973, -104.0279
Galveston, Texas

S. S. Selma

A decaying concrete oil tanker served as a disposal location for bootleg hootch.
29.3441, -94.7868
Texas Eiffel Tower
Paris, Texas

Texas Eiffel Tower

In Paris, Texas they have their own Eiffel Tower, it just has a cowboy hat on it.
33.6431, -95.5361
1800s Alien Gravesite
Aurora, Texas

1800s Alien Gravesite

This small town Texas cemetery is said to be the burial site of a UFO pilot who crashed in the 1800s.
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Lighthouse Peak
Canyon, Texas

Palo Duro Canyon

The Grand Canyon of Texas.
34.9846, -101.7011
Royse City Futuro House
Royse City, Texas

Royse City Futuro House

This crumbling UFO is one of only a few remaining "moveable ski chalets" of its kind.
32.8979, -96.3000
Native sculpture.
San Antonio, Texas

McNutt Sculpture Garden

This hidden sculpture garden full of Wild West art is one of San Antonio's best-kept secrets.
29.4229, -98.4888
Alamo cat graves.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Cat Graves

Two small markers remember the Alamo's feline protectors.
29.4257, -98.4862
The Ivy Side
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
29.4218, -98.4891
The line in the sand.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Line in the Sand

Legend has it the commander of the defenders drew a fateful line in the dirt with his sword just before the final battle.
29.4260, -98.4861
Moonlight tower at night
Austin, Texas

Austin Moonlight Towers

Turning night into day in Victorian-era Austin to thwart a serial killer.
30.2717, -97.7452
Mineral Wells Fossil Park.
Mineral Wells, Texas

Mineral Wells Fossil Park

This former Texas landfill is flush with 300 million-year-old fossils, all fit for the taking.
32.8258, -98.1904
Lower Lower Wacker Drive.
Chicago, Illinois

Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Illegal drag racing two stories beneath Chicago’s streets.
41.8869, -87.6296
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
41.9080, -87.6767
This is what Myopic books looks like.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
41.9099, -87.6769