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New Harmony, Indiana

A Healing Palindrome

A mysterious semicircle of concrete shapes installed in this Indiana town tell a story when pieced together.
Buttonwillow, California

Buttonwillow Bivouac

In the country around Buttonwillow, California, a marker commemorates a revealing moment in the story of a water colony from the fictional Kcymaerxthaere that sought independence.
Baihe District, Taiwan

Shoaf Kepl Poets

By a roadside in southern Taiwan, a plaque describes a three-dimensional glossary of a language where words are numbers and numbers are words.
Madrid, Spain

La Plaza de la Luna

In Kcymaerxthaereal times, celestial wonders marked a portal to a powerful route of travel at this site in Madrid, Spain.
Basel, Switzerland

Eine gefahrliche Uberfahrt (A Dangerous Crossing)

Along the Rhine, about a mile from the historic Munster, learn the heartrending story of two lovers torn asunder, cast into unknown layers of time and space.
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes.
Terre Haute, Indiana

Crossroads of Kymaerica

In an alley not far from where two great highways meet, byways of a very different sort are honored.
Yerevan, Armenia

Sergei Parajanov Museum

Despite producing just a handful of movies, a brave and lyrical filmmaker has an entire museum dedicated to him.
East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Komodo National Park

A sprawling nature preserve harbors the world's only living dragons.
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback.
Palos Verdes Estates, California

The Dominator Shipwreck

Remains of a Greek freighter trapped off of Rocky Point in 1961.
Dumbleyung, Australia

Site of 1964 World Water Speed Record

Australia's Dumbleyung Lake facilitated the first daredevil who ever broke both the land and water speed record in the same year.
Athens, Georgia

The Tree That Owns Itself

A white oak with property rights.
Franklinford, Australia

A Precinct For Gods

This Franklinford, Australia site was once home to one of the remotest churches of its faith according to the parallel world of the Kcymaerxthaere.
South San Francisco, California

Wind Harp

A large instrument played by the wind.
Valparaiso, Chile

La Sebastiana

Pivotal home of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda.
Wagin, Australia

Giant Ram

Everything about this over-size novelty animal is huge including its testicles.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Port Famine

The geographical center of Chile is a port so depressing that it has driven men to suicide.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Key West, Florida

Robert the Doll

This legendary "evil" doll has been haunting the citizens of Key West for over 100 years.
Summerland Key, Florida

Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower

Bat house that has only ever housed bat for one night; they all flew away and never came back.
Key West, Florida

Dry Tortugas

Remote Florida islands have a history of sea turtles, sunken treasures, and one of the world's largest coastal brick fortresses.
Goldendale, Washington

Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge

A French chateau, failed utopian community, odd museum and stonehenge replica in rural Washington State.