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Juneau, Alaska

Sealaska Heritage Institute

Often mistaken for an office building, inside this venue is an amazing collection of Native Alaskan art.
Juneau, Alaska

DuPont Explosives Depot Ruins

The crumbling remains of Juneau's explosives storage site.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

The site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film is now a historic landmark.
Smithfield, Virginia

World’s Oldest Edible Ham

The nearly 120-year-old piece of pork wears a brass collar and was once a man's "pet ham."
Chicago, Illinois

Kwa-Ma-Rolas Totem Pole

Kwanu'sila the Thunderbird has been silently watching over Chicago for more than 100 years (kind of).
Stockholm, Sweden

Galgbacken (Gallow Hill)

The site of Stockholm's last public execution.
Decatur, Georgia

Crowley Mausoleum

Developers built a Walmart around one family's plot and constructed a mausoleum in the parking lot.
Stonecrest, Georgia

Arabia Mountain

Like Mars, but much closer.
Atlanta, Georgia

CDC Museum

Tour the sci-fi-esque reality of governmental disease management.
Atlanta, Georgia

Michael C. Carlos Museum

Located on the campus of Emory University, this museum is filled with objects from the Americas to ancient Greece.