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Hell, Michigan

Hell, Michigan

Hell on Earth is actually a small town in Michigan where anyone can be mayor for a day.
Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial

Designed by Maya Lin, the memorial honors 40 individuals who died fighting for equal rights between 1954 and 1968.
Iuka, Mississippi

Woodall Mountain

The highest point in Mississippi is a hilltop that was once used to bombard a nearby town with artillery.
Pinson, Tennessee

Pinson Mounds State Archeological Park

Over a dozen Native American earth mounds dating back over 2,000 years dot this Tennessee archaeological park.
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Charleston City Jail

Charleston's historic city jail once held everyone from pirates to Civil War POWs.
Charleston, South Carolina

Unitarian Church Cemetery

Paths are maintained, but trees have taken over plots.
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Slave Mart

South Carolina's last remaining slavery auction house is now a museum devoted to its own tragic history.
Tupelo, Mississippi

Elvis Presley Birthplace

Two-room shotgun shack in Tupelo, Mississippi and birthplace of a King.
Joiner, Arkansas

Bassett POW Camp

On the side of Arkansas' Great River Road stand the remains of a forgotten World War II POW Camp.
Cairo, Illinois

Fort Defiance Park

The lowest point in the state of Illinois, at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
Cairo, Illinois

Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois

A once-booming Mississippi River port town has transformed into an eerie, mostly abandoned ghost town.
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

The hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot now functions as a museum dedicated to his life's work.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Natural Bridge, Alabama

Alabama's Natural Bridge

148 feet long and in the middle of a verdant forest.
Delta, Alabama

Cheaha Mountain

The highest point in Alabama was almost completely deforested, but is now home to protected towers and trees.
Earle, Arkansas

Parkin Archeological State Park

The scant remains of an expansive indigenous civilization can be seen at this Arkansas state park.
Earle, Arkansas

Northern Ohio School

A restored schoolhouse was once a vital part of the Black mill workers community in Arkansas.
McConnelsville, Ohio

Big Muskie Bucket

All that remains of a gigantic earth-moving machine.
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
Weirton, West Virginia

Weirton

In an odd geographic anomaly this city borders two different states on opposite sides of town.
Natchez, Mississippi

Longwood

A grandiose octagonal home crowned by a large dome stands out among the antebellum mansions.
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.
St. Augustine, Florida

Dungeon Under the Stairs at the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

It's a pretty creepy lock-up.