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Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Tesla Monument in New York

One of many reminders of Tesla's scientific contributions overlooks the falls which inspired him.
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

World's Largest Piece of Copyrighted Artwork.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Liberty Tree

The former site of an all-but-forgotten colonial landmark is now remembered by an often overlooked bas relief.
Boston, Massachusetts

Edgar Allan Poe Square

The Boston square dedicated to the dark poet who was born nearby.
Boston, Massachusetts

Central Burying Ground

American revolutionaries and British soldiers alike are buried here in the fourth-ever cemetery in Boston.
Boston, Massachusetts

Ether Monument

Statue commemorating the use of ether in anesthesia.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
Boston, Massachusetts

Fenway Victory Gardens

One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Tesla Monument

Niagara Falls holds a special place in Nikola Tesla's history, so they put a statue on it.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Shandon, California

James Dean Memorial Junction

A remote crossroads honoring a fallen talent.
San Jose, California

Olympic Black Power Statue

A statue commemorating Tommie Smith and John Carlos' brave protest at the 1968 Olympics, a watershed moment for civil rights.
Santa Clara, California

Shrine of Our Lady of Peace

One of the largest Marian shrines on the West Coast stands rather unexpectedly in Silicon Valley.
Mountain View, California

The World's Largest Wind Tunnel

Housed at NASA Ames Research Center, this wind tunnel is massive enough to test entire aircraft.
Daly City, California

Colma Necropolis

A vast city of the dead, where the deceased outnumber the living by more than a million.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Denver, Colorado

Fifty-Two 80's

This modern antique shop is a museum for 1980's Saturday morning cartoon culture.
Denver, Colorado

Cranmer Park Sundial

This Chinese-style quartz sundial was saved in its final hour.
Denver, Colorado

'Unsinkable' Molly Brown House

One of the greatest heroes of the Titanic tragedy came from humble beginnings to this beautiful home.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Houston, Texas

The Big Bubble

There is an unmarked red button hidden over Houston's Buffalo Bayou that is just begging to pushed...
Houston, Texas

Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

A 90-year-old underground water reservoir offers a more industrial kind of tranquility.
Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston Statue

The world's tallest statue of an American hero.