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Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cathedral of Learning

The largest university building in the West is a gothic masterpiece containing dozens of theme rooms based on different countries.
40.4443, -79.9532
The statue seen from the banks of the river.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg's Mini Statue of Liberty

A local prank turned town icon.
40.3583, -76.9298
Horseshoe Curve
Altoona, Pennsylvania

Horseshoe Curve

This dramatic rail curve was once the target of a failed Nazi attack.
40.4982, -78.4858
Richmond, Virginia

Church Hill Tunnel

Under a playground is a little-known sealed train tunnel that likely contains the bodies of workers trapped by cave-ins.
37.5363, -77.4237
Battle Dioramas at Newton City Hall
Newton, Massachusetts

Battle Dioramas at Newton City Hall

These impressively detailed battle scenes depict the violence and tragedy of war in miniature.
42.3374, -71.2089
Johnny Ro Memorial Park
Leominster, Massachusetts

Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park

Funded entirely by volunteers and donors this military memorial features a tank with a comedy line on its barrel.
42.5198, -71.7264
View of 45 Myrtle St where plaque is located
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles Sumner Birthplace Plaque

A plaque marking the famous abolitionist's birthplace often overlooked by visitors to the nearby Charles Sumner House.
42.3596, -71.0661
Boston, Massachusetts

98 Prince Street

The infamous Boston Mob ran rackets from an office here in the 1970s.
42.3657, -71.0563
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
42.3674, -71.0570
Boston, Massachusetts

Memorial to Gallops Island Radio Training Station Graduates

This memorial honors those who served on Gallops Island Radio Training Station during the second World War.
42.3686, -71.0553
Harvard Shaker Lollipop Graveyard
Harvard, Massachusetts

Harvard Shaker Lollipop Graveyard

This historic cemetery is filled with markers that look more like candy than was likely intended.
42.5312, -71.5551
Stone marker, birthplace of Johnny Appleseed
Leominster, Massachusetts

Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed

The proud home town of an American legend has honored the birth of their favorite sun with what seems to be a gravestone.
42.5191, -71.7258
Parrish Shoes Sign
Keene, New Hampshire

Parrish Shoes Sign

A recreated sign from the movie Jumanji has become a makeshift tribute to the film's late star.
42.9337, -72.2787
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
42.4405, -71.3345
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich, Massachusetts

Sandwich Glass Museum

This delicate museum is devoted to the art and industry that once supported Cape Cod's oldest town.
41.7588, -70.5002
Cosmic Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cosmic Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

One man's psychedelic fence is painted with his cacophonous folk art musings on the world.
42.3629, -71.1025
Hull, Massachusetts

Georges Island

Civil War Fort on an island in the Boston Harbor.
42.3200, -70.9287
53 State Street from Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Exchange Place Staircase to Nowhere

The remnants of a Gilded Age elegance preserved in the middle of a stark modern tower.
42.3585, -71.0562
Spring Lane, which was named after the Great Spring.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Great Spring

A tiny plaque marks the location of the water source that facilitated the birth of modern-day Boston.
42.3574, -71.0578
Quincy graffiti
Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries Reservation

Formerly deadly abandoned quarries are now a rock climber's playground.
42.2426, -71.0351
Graffiti Rock
Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries

From economic backbone of a community to deadly diving hole, these former stone quarries are now a park for rock climbers and graffiti artists.
42.2416, -71.0387
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

World's Largest Piece of Copyrighted Artwork.
42.3015, -71.0452
King Philip's War - Capture of Brookfield, Massachusetts
Winthrop, Massachusetts

Deer Island Nipmuc Memorial

The site of the tragic isolation of Nipmuc Native Americans left to perish in King Philip's War.
42.3545, -70.9629
Winthrop, Massachusetts

Deer Island Treatment Plant

Second largest wastewater treatment plant in the country.
42.3510, -70.9571