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Whitby Abbey through the Whale Bones
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
54.4904, -0.6162
The Shambles.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
53.9591, -1.0800
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Dime Museum

This recreation of a 19th century dime museum is full of oddities.
39.8279, -77.2307
The rocket replica.
Concord, New Hampshire

Redstone Rocket Replica

The 92-foot-tall structure is based on the aircraft that carried the first Americans into space.
43.2242, -71.5326
Concord, New Hampshire

Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone

Carved, egg-shaped stone with no explanation.
43.2073, -71.5394
Kilroy Was Here.
Washington, D.C.

Kilroy Was Here

There’s a hidden military meme engraved on the World War II Memorial.
38.8895, -77.0410
Looking out over eight lanes of traffic.
Washington, D.C.

The Lockkeeper's House

A derelict bit of infrastructure from the canal that once ran through D.C. is landlocked in the heart of the city.
38.8919, -77.0397
You'll never unsee it now.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
38.8903, -77.0332
This early illustration reflects the extreme interest and reaction to the massacre by the colonists
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
42.3581, -71.0578
Yorklyn, Pennsylvania

Haines Shoe House

An outlandish shoe shaped house built by an eccentric millionaire.
39.9991, -76.6371
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
39.8112, -77.2247
Orrtanna, Pennsylvania

Mr. Ed's Elephant Museum

An almost life-sized elephant named Ms. Ellie greets visitors at this jumbo-themed museum.
39.8983, -77.4300
Current state of the refurbished Wentworth by the Sea
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

The once-abandoned 140-year-old hotel used in the movie "In Dreams."
43.0598, -70.7261
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wagner Free Institute

A rare view of a preserved Victorian science museum.
39.9809, -75.1624
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

"Athens of the South."
36.1497, -86.8132
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Crystal Cave

Take a drunken tour inside the world's largest known geode.
41.6466, -82.8267
Tarrytown, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
41.0899, -73.8621
Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha from Bewitched
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
42.5213, -70.8959
Graves of Karen and Anethe Christensen
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Graves of the Smuttynose Murder Victims

Final resting place of the two women killed on a small island off the coast of New Hampshire.
43.0660, -70.7579
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Grip the Raven

The taxidermied raven that inspired the Poe poem of the same name.
39.9591, -75.1703
Sweny's Pharmacy exterior
Dublin, Ireland

Sweny's Pharmacy

The 19th-century pharmacy (now a used bookstore) was featured in James Joyce’s "Ulysses," and has changed very little to this day.
53.3419, -6.2506
Peebles, Ohio

The Great Serpent Mound

The largest earthwork effigy in the world.
39.0252, -83.4302
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

St. Anthony's Chapel

This church in Pittsburgh is home to the largest collection of religious relics in North America.
40.4649, -79.9837
Dayton, Ohio

The Avrocar

A real flying saucer, contracted by the U.S. Air Force.
39.7822, -84.1077