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Bangor, Maine

Bangor Opera House

This Art Deco theater is the last remaining opera house in the “little Broadway of the North.”
Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Québec

Les Chutes du $5

The falls were named for the mistaken idea that they were the ones pictured on the Canadian $5 bill.
Falkland Islands

Bodie Creek Suspension Bridge

This abandoned suspension bridge on the Falkland Islands is now crumbling into the water.
Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns

400 million-year old limestone caverns nestled in the Ozarks served as shelter and a hideout for cultures throughout North American history.
Dublin, Ireland

Samuel Beckett Bridge

Dublin's most modern, visually spectacular bridge is modeled after Ireland's national emblem.
Ramah, New Mexico

Inscription Rock at El Morro

Countless inscriptions show this rare desert spring has been an oasis for travelers for over a thousand years.
Bosque, New Mexico

Bernardo Waterfowl Area

The winter home of thousands of beautiful snow geese and sandhill cranes.
Mills, New Mexico

Kiowa National Grassland

Adobe ruins punctuate the beauty of an 800 foot canyon carved by the Canadian River.
Arthur, Nebraska

First Arthur County Courthouse and Jail

This Nebraska museum was once the smallest courthouse in America.
Pleasant Dale, Nebraska

Ruins of Prairie Peace Park

The abandoned remnants of a little sanctuary for world peace that fell into disrepair.
Monowi, Nebraska

Monowi, Nebraska

America's smallest town is run by its single citizen/mayor/librarian/bartender.
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect, phallic geological spire wasn't always named so domestically.
Empire, Nevada

Guru Road

The Wonder Road aka Doobie Lane, a mile-long strip of dirt road filled with folk art.
Virginia City, Nevada

Comstock Cemeteries

These once-beautiful historic graveyards are set against the barren Virginia City hills.
Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de La Vérendrye Monument

A monument to the forgotten French explorers and their landmark expedition.
Lane County, Oregon

Dee Wright Observatory

While it is not equipped to peer into outer space this observatory looks like it was built on the moon.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Ruins of Fort Macomb

The crumbling remains of a 19th-Century fortess.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

The curiosities and wonders of pharmacy in a delightful historic building.
Atlanta, Georgia

Gravity Research Foundation Monument

This stone is a marker of one millionaire's personal vendetta against gravity.
Dawsonville, Georgia

Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Laboratory

The remains of one of America's first radiation testing grounds still rest ominously in a Georgia forest.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Prison Farm

The beauty of urban decay, hiding some dark secrets.
Savannah, Georgia

The Paris Market

This quirky curiosity shop takes its cues from the world's bazaars.
San Francisco, California

The Wave Organ

A huge musical instrument played by the ocean.
Fort Washington, Maryland

Remains of Truxton Circle Fountain

Remains of a historic fountain that was mysteriously lost in the demolition of a D.C. traffic circle.