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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Historic Tun Tavern Location

Believed to be the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps.
Frankfort, Kentucky

Site of William Goebel's Assassination

The 34th governor of Kentucky was sworn into office while on his deathbed after being shot outside the State House.
Captiva, Florida

Historical Cabbage Key Water Tower

Known as the most resilient water tower in the region.
Belvidere, Illinois

Pettit Memorial Chapel

A small cemetery chapel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1906.
Logan, Ohio

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum

It took more than 20 years and a sharp eye for one man to assemble this quirky collection.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

A simple but powerful tribute to the 20 victims of the 1692 witch trials.
Lamar, Colorado

Petrified Wood Building

Once named the “world’s oldest gas station” due to its unusual construction material.
Lewes, Delaware

Lewes Town Clock

Designed to commemorate the founding of the first settlement in Delaware.
New Plymouth, Ohio

Hope Iron Furnace

The remains of a massive blast furnace in what was once one of the country's largest iron-producing regions.
Columbus, Ohio

Scioto Lounge Deer Sculptures

Three bronze deer sculptures relax along the Scioto Mile.
Newport, Rhode Island

Gravelly Point

The site of a pirate crew's last days.
Arlington, Virginia

Netherlands Carillon

An oft-overlooked, magically musical monolith that stands majestically between Arlington Cemetery and the Iwo Jima Memorial.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island Amphitheater

The ruins of an open-air theater built on this Georgia island in the 1970s.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sault Canal Locks

Beautiful scenery, history, science, and physics come together in this remnant of shipping lore.
Calumet, Michigan

Italian Hall Memorial

Only the original archway remains from the building where a false cry of "fire" started a panic that claimed more than 70 lives on Christmas Eve in 1913.
Washington, D.C.

Equitable Cooperative Building Association

Over the last century, this elegant columned facade has been home to the headquarters of a bank, several nightclubs, and a restaurant.
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
Fenwick Isle, Delaware

Transpeninsular Line Marker

A unique marker erected during the 18th-century.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Lizzie Bourne Memorial

Near the summit of Mount Washington, a stone monument remembers a life lost to one of the mountain's infamous storms.
Springfield, Illinois

Vachel Lindsay Home

The poet’s boyhood home is now dedicated to celebrating his life and legacy.
Staunton, Illinois

Henry's Rabbit Ranch

This lagomorph-obsessed Route 66 emporium is home to a giant jackrabbit that sits in a bunny graveyard.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's final works was this UFO church.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mitchell Park Domes

A unique botanical garden housed in three giant geodesic domes.