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Gibsland, Louisiana

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

A museum dedicated to the lovable crime couple Bonnie & Clyde, just a few miles away from the site of their early demise.
Grand Isle, Louisiana

Fort Livingston

Pirates had to be ousted from the land where this now ruined Louisiana fortress was built.
New Orleans, Louisiana

BMike's Studio Be

An abandoned warehouse turned art sanctuary in New Orleans.
Golden Meadow, Louisiana

Holy Mary Shrine

One man built this shrine in the 1970s to pay tribute to a miracle he had witnessed.
Pierre Part, Louisiana

Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum

This Louisiana folk art gallery is a gnarled collection of driftwood homonculi.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Conti Wax Museum

An old-timey wax exhibition campily depicting New Orleans legends and scandals.
Houston, Texas

David Adickes Studio

Giant heads occasionally litter the industrial Houston neighborhood where sculptor David Adickes has his studio.
White Castle, Louisiana

Nottoway Plantation House

Despite its troubled legacy, this grand Southern plantation estate still stands a living monument of the South of the past.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bayou St. John Confederate Submarine

A mysterious find dredged from Louisiana waters.
Rayne, Louisiana

Wrong Way Cemetery

The above-ground crypts at this Catholic cemetery face north-south instead of the usual east-west.
Galveston, Texas

S. S. Selma

A decaying concrete oil tanker served as a disposal location for bootleg hootch.
Houston, Texas

The Big Bubble

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

Sod Cemetery

An unusual college football tradition involves burying pieces of sod from competitors' turf, replete with tiny coffins and headstones.
Tallahassee, Florida

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

World's largest magnetic research facility.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lewis Spring House

One of only two pod-shaped homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Tallahassee, Florida

9/11 Whale Sculptures

One man's grief over national tragedy has manifested in a pod of homemade whales on his front lawn.
Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola Graffiti Bridge

A local landmark with generations of spraypainted messages, and more being added each day.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

A comedy troupe's collection of bizarre humor.
Marquette, Michigan

The Superior Dome

As its grandiose name implies, this wooden dome is unsurpassed in size.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

Egyptian Revival obelisks still rise over the old mine shafts.
Marquette, Michigan

Lakenenland

Large one-man sculpture park in Michigan.
Biloxi, Mississippi

The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library

A historic Civil War estate-turned-museum looks back on the Confederate States of America.
St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

Fort Proctor

This abandoned Civil War fortress is slowly being swallowed by the waters of Lake Borgne.
Pensacola Beach, Florida

Fort Pickens

One of the only Florida forts to remain in the hands of the Union all through the Civil War still stands as a historic stronghold.