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Fernandina Beach, Florida

Fort Clinch

Used as a military post in three different engagements, this fort has remained incomplete and unfired upon for nearly 200 years.
Washington, D.C.

Harris & Ewing Photographic Studio

Once home to the largest photo service in the United States.
Washington, D.C.

Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain

A spectacular tribute to statesman and philanthropist Andrew Mellon.
Washington, D.C.

Old Post Office Tower

The National Park Service’s best-kept secret with views that rival any in D.C.
Washington, D.C.

First FDR Memorial

One of the most influential presidents in U.S. history wanted only this plain, elegant monument as his lasting memorial.
Washington, D.C.

Carnegie Library of Washington, D.C.

D.C.'s first central library was born out of a chance encounter with the philanthropist whose name it bears.
Washington, D.C.

Zero Milestone

A monument in Washington D.C. marks the spot from which all other roads were supposed to stem.
Washington, D.C.

White House Helipad

Disks are rolled out onto the south lawn to absorb the impact of Marine One's wheels like giant coffee coasters.
Washington, D.C.

'Ginevra de’ Benci' Portrait

The only Leonardo Da Vinci painting in the Western Hemisphere.
Boston, Massachusetts

Birthplace of the Telephone

A stone marker commemorating the first time sound was transmitted over wires.
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum

One of the oldest, tallest, and most haunted lighthouses in America.
Greenfield, Indiana

James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home

Take a glimpse into a pioneer-era homestead at the birthplace and home of Indiana's "Children's Poet."
Boston, Massachusetts

Statue of Mary Dyer

Dedicated to a colonial woman who was hanged for being a Quaker.
Kansas City, Missouri

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio

The life of one of America's pre-eminent painters is frozen in time in the home where he lived, worked, and died.
Winslow, Arizona

HGTV Art Cars

A unique collection of artistic rides
Camp Verde, Arizona

Verde Valley Archaeology Center

This comprehensive collection features Native American artifacts dating back centuries.
Sedona, Arizona

Mayhew Lodge

Although now a decaying ruin, this stone cabin's history includes several notable figures.
Seligman, Arizona

Delgadillo's Snow Cap Drive-In

A classic Route 66 landmark that was built with scrap lumber and is held together with kitsch and puns.
Peoria, Illinois

Springdale Cemetery

This graveyard is home to the so-called "Witch's Circle."
Holbrook, Arizona

'Highway of Dreams' 1932 Studebaker

This rusted car found in Petrified Forest National Park's Route 66 exhibit may be the most photographed abandoned car in the country.
Mexican Hat, Utah

'Once Upon a Time in the West' Filming Location

This arch was featured prominently in the film.
Savannah, Georgia

1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron

A monument to one of the few Olympic flames ever to be lit outside of the host city.
Camp Verde, Arizona

Verde Valley Ancestral Garden

Inside this garden, visitors are offered a glimpse into how inhabitants of the region survived centuries ago.
Picacho, Arizona

Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

Take a monster truck tour around an ostrich farm in the middle of the desert.