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The Myrtles Plantation
St. Francisville, Louisiana

The Myrtles Plantation

Supposedly one of the "most haunted homes in America," it has real and very dark history.
30.7965, -91.3846
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Angola Prison Rodeo

A Rodeo for Prisoners.
30.9407, -91.5693
Mammy's Cupboard
Natchez, Mississippi

Mammy's Cupboard

This racially troublesome eatery thought a new coat of paint could erase its offensive connotations.
31.5346, -91.3937
Old Courthouse Museum in the Historic Warren County Courthouse, Vicksburg, Mississippi.  Photo by Ken Lund
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Old Courthouse Museum

Museum of the Old South that never was.
32.3525, -90.8782
U.S.S. Cairo - Front/right.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

U.S.S. Cairo

This iron and wood Civil War city-ship was the first vessel to be sunk by a torpedo.
32.3441, -90.8516
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
44.4750, -110.8436
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
44.5251, -110.8390
Little America, Wyoming

Little America

Surrounded by a hundred mile radius of billboards, Little America is a roadside attraction whose primary appeal is hospitality.
41.5436, -109.8263
Cameron, Montana

Earthquake Lake

An apocalyptic seismic event creates a deadly chain reaction that ends with a 6-mile long lake developing within weeks.
44.8521, -111.3972
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
44.4609, -110.8281
The crow's nest
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
44.4597, -110.8303
Giant Potato Sculpture
Blackfoot, Idaho

Idaho Potato Museum

This museum glorifies the humble potato.
43.1895, -112.3438