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Abbotsford, Australia

Skipping Girl Sign

Saved by the community from destruction, this sign has become a national treasure.
Orbost, Australia

Snowy River Railway Bridge

When it was built in 1916, this bridge was critical infrastructure for local farmers. Today, it's being restored for walking and biking.
Dumfries, Scotland

Big Water of Fleet Viaduct

This 900-foot structure with 20 arches crossing a Scottish river was built in the late 19th century.
Canterbury, England

West Gate Tower Museum

A defensive structure built during the Hundred Years War has remained useful in one way or another for nearly 700 years.
Lakes Entrance, Australia

Griffiths Sea Shell Museum

This museum is home to one of the largest private collections of seashells in Australia.
Metung, Australia

‘Charles Edward 1864’

This work of art pays tribute to an iron-hulled paddled steamer that traveled the world.
Murtoa, Australia

Murtoa Stick Shed

Though it may look like a Modernist cathedral, this structure was built to store massive quantities of grain during World War II.
Wilsons Promontory, Australia

Skull Rock (Cleft Island)

A unique rock formation that only a few have managed to venture inside.
Eltham, Australia

Montsalvat

Australia's oldest artists' colony.
Raymond Island, Australia

Raymond Island Koala Trail

This area was created to save the region's koala population.
Ballarat, Australia

Centenary of Gold Discovery Monument

To commemorate a century of gold mining, this Australian city built a monument that features a replica of a 150-pound gold nugget found there in 1858.
Durham, England

Sanctuary Knocker

Hundreds of years ago, this lion-shaped door knocker could help a person accused of a crime find temporary safe haven in Durham Cathedral.
Melbourne, Australia

The Gothic Bank

This Melbourne bank has unique Gothic-style architectural features and is one of the most majestic operating bank branches in the world.
Rhyll, Australia

Phillip Island Koala Conservation Reserve

A conservation sanctuary for rescued koalas, some of which were saved from devastating Australian bushfires.
Walmer, England

Walmer Castle and Gardens

This curious Tudor-era castle was once home to Napoleon's greatest adversary, the Duke of Wellington.
Stirling, Scotland

The King's Knot

These formal gardens were designed to be admired from the vantage point of the castle.
Stirling, Scotland

The Star Pyramid

This pyramid is dedicated to all those who suffered martyrdom for civil and religious liberty in Scotland.
Stirling, Scotland

Martyrs' Memorial

A striking glass tribute to two sisters who suffered during Scotland's "Killing Time."
Melbourne, Australia

Adnate Collingwood Mural

This 20-story artwork on a public housing block is the tallest mural in the Southern Hemisphere and tells the story of a community.
Wall, South Dakota

Delta-09 Minuteman Missile Site

One of the first intercontinental ballistic missile sites in the United States.
Stirling, Scotland

The Lion's Den

It's said this was once the home of King James V's pet lion.
Melbourne, Australia

Webb Bridge

This modern pedestrian bridge on the Yarra River was modeled after an Aboriginal fish trap.
Fairfield, Australia

Deep Rock Swimming Hole

The gathering point of an old Melbourne swimming club and site of a historic world-record dive in 1918.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The Visiter Memorial

This plaque commemorates an amazing 19th-century sea rescue.