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Alexandria, Virginia

Wilkes Street Tunnel

This brick-lined pedestrian walkway was once a railway tunnel used during the Civil War.
Alexandria, Virginia

South Boundary Stone of Washington, DC

America's first federal monument.
Fort Washington, Maryland

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

This rare triple-jurisdiction drawbridge passes through Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
Oxon Hill, Maryland

The Awakening

The 72-foot giant escaped confinement in a large patch of mulch only to be reburied in the sandy shores of the Potomac River.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Novis Mortem Collective

Inside this shop, visitors are treated to a unique blend of natural history and art.
Orchard, Colorado

Dearfield Ghost Town

In the early 1900s, hundreds of Black Americans found opportunity in this now-abandoned rural community.
Del Norte, Colorado

Penitente Canyon Wagon Tracks

Historic wagon wheel ruts formed by ox carts cutting into the soft volcanic ash in the mid-1800s.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
St. Louis, Missouri

Wainwright State Office Building

One of the world's earliest skyscrapers.
Cripple Creek, Colorado

Christmas Casino & Inn

Inside this casino, visitors are treated to slot machines and a rare German Christmas pyramid.
Nafplio, Greece

The Armansperg Residence

This building was once the most magnificent mansion in Nafplio.
Nafplio, Greece

Basilica of Agios Nikolaos

This church is dedicated to the Patron Saint of Seafarers.
Nafplio, Greece

Store for Unfinished Foreign Territory

This building served as the first customs house in modern Greece.
Leadville, Colorado

Temple Israel Museum

This fully restored synagogue explores the American Jewish experience along the old frontier.
Pueblo, Colorado

Heroes Plaza - National Medal of Honor Memorial

This memorial pays homage to Pueblo's four Medal of Honor recipients.
Wray, Colorado

Beecher Island

The site of a minor battle might have been forgotten if not for one participant’s famous family and the death of a respected warrior.
Pueblo, Colorado

The Goodnight Barn

This historic stone barn is the former home of legendary cattleman Charles “Lonesome Dove” Goodnight.
Nathrop, Colorado

Hancock Ghost Town

All that remains of this once-booming mining town are the ruins of a saloon.
Denver, Colorado

The Grave of Silas Soule

In a dry, neglected cemetery lies the unassuming grave of a soldier vilified in life but celebrated in death.
Morrison, Colorado

Walker Mansion Ruins

This massive home was constructed by one of the greatest conservationists in Colorado history.
Loveland, Colorado

Loveland’s Sweetheart Couple

A tribute to Loveland’s most famous sweethearts, who helped spread cupid’s message to millions.
Broomfield, Colorado

Shep the Broomfield Turnpike Dog

The final resting spot of the Colorado Transportation Department's beloved unofficial mascot.
Lafayette, Colorado

Vampire Grave of Lafayette

According to local legend, a tree grew from the stake that killed this alleged vampire. In reality, he probably died from influenza.