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Elgin, Ontario

The Stone Arch Dam

Thanks to its curved shape, this incredibly durable dam "whispers" to visitors.
East Gwillimbury, Ontario

Sharon Temple

An architectural marvel built by a nearly forgotten Canadian Quaker sect, the Children of Peace.
Burlington, Ontario

Martimas's Grave

The racehorse's headstone highlights a forgotten part of the Hendrie Park Gardens' history.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Screaming Tunnel

Legend says that this short Canadian tunnel still holds the dying screams of a girl who burned alive.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Thorold, Ontario

Blue Ghost Tunnel

Abandoned for over a century, this chilling train tunnel is now a destination for ghost hunters.
Tagish, Yukon Territory

Venus Silver Mine

The picturesque remains of an abandoned silver mine slope down to Tagish Lake in the Yukon.
Skagway, Alaska

Red Onion Saloon

Originally a brothel during the Klondike Gold Rush, this bar once used dolls to denote when ladies were working.
Juneau, Alaska

Aquilean Whale Tail Sculptures

A whale of a public art display towers atop Juneau's cruise ship dock.
Skagway, Alaska

Skagway Centennial Statue

A monument commemorating the role of Alaska's native Tlingit guides in the Klondike Gold Rush.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Street Name Tiles of New Orleans

This distinctive Crescent City tradition dates back to the days of horse-drawn carriages.
Bala, Ontario

Koilos Sculpture

This nomadic monster has divided opinions as it prowls across Canada.
Eganville, Ontario

Bonnechere Caves

One of Mother Nature’s geological gems, home to many prehistoric fossils.
Elora, Ontario

Golden Jubilee Graffito

Among the cliffs of the Elora Gorge is an oft-overlooked piece of celebratory graffiti.
Toronto, Ontario

Simcoe Park 'Worker's Monument'

The artwork commemorates the many ways 20th-century people perished while on the clock.
Saint Jacobs, Ontario

Maple Syrup Museum of Ontario

This quaint museum taps into the sweet history of the maple syrup industry.
Skagway, Alaska

Arctic Brotherhood Hall

The facade of this relic from the Klondike gold rush is decorated with over 8,800 pieces of driftwood.
New Orleans, Louisiana

'Birthplace of Dixie' Plaque

The South's nickname was supposedly born at a former bank in New Orleans' French Quarter.
Savannah, Georgia

Lucas Theatre

The first public building in Savannah to offer air conditioning was a luxurious cinema that still operates today.
Savannah, Georgia

The Waving Girl

A statue honoring 44 continuous years of greeting passing ships.
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
Seattle, Washington

Union Station

Though strikingly beautiful, Seattle's other railway station is now largely forgotten.
Buffalo, New York

Abandoned Wonder Bread Factory

A forsaken wonder in the middle of the East Side neighborhood.
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.