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Youngstown, New York

Old Fort Niagara

This historic fort spans more the 300 years.
Paradise, Michigan

Tahquamenon Falls

These dramatic cola-colored falls have appeared in a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and a song by Sufjan Stevens.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Castle in the Clouds

The early 20th-century home features cutting-edge technology of the day, such as ammonia refrigeration and needle showers.
Richmond, Virginia

Monumental Church

A church now sits over the site of one of the worst urban disasters of early 19th-century America.
Cocoa Beach, Florida

Kelly Slater Statue

A tribute to a hometown hero and surfing legend.
Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Statehouse Fossils

The walls of the statehouse tell the story of Ohio’s prehistoric past.
Chicago, Illinois

Kwa-Ma-Rolas Totem Pole

Kwanu'sila the Thunderbird has been silently watching over Chicago for more than 100 years (kind of).
Suffolk, Virginia

Great Dismal Swamp

An out-of-the-way wildlife haven with a rich and storied past of harboring thousands of fugitive slaves, or "Maroons" during the mid 1800s.
New York, New York

Indian Rhinoceros Diorama

An eerie diorama that captures the majestic nature of a few prehistoric-looking beasts.
Bennington, Vermont

Bennington Centre Cemetery

One of the oldest cemeteries in Vermont is the final resting place of soldiers, politicians, and a famous author.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Sach’s Bridge

This covered bridge was used by both Union and Confederate troops during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.
Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Finnish Heritage Museum

The charming collection celebrates a small Ohio village's Finnish roots.
Geneva, Ohio

South River Vineyard

When a guy acquired a free church, he hauled it away piece-by-piece to make it the tasting hall at his vineyard.
Windsor, Ohio

Servants of Mary Center for Peace

The world's largest Our Lady of Guadalupe statue overlooks this Ohio sanctuary.
Kent, Ohio

Site of Kent State Shootings

Memorials and tributes scattered across the university grounds remember a famous national tragedy of the Nixon era.
Seville, Ohio

Resting Place of the Giants

In the Mound Hill Cemetery resides the final resting place of the world's tallest couple.
Kent, Ohio

Kent State May 4 Visitors Center

This campus museum commemorates a national tragedy.
Akron, Ohio

John Brown Monument

A moving tribute to a leader of the American abolitionist movement.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Dinosaur Tracks

Long before the Battle of Gettysburg occurred, dinosaurs roamed the area and left their footprints on this bridge.
Nashville, Tennessee

Robert's Western World

Fuel your honky-tonking with this venue's unbeatable “Recession Special.”
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Thermal Spring Cascades

Two gushing waterfalls of hot spring water within a block of each other.
Eureka, Illinois

Reagan Peace Garden

The Reagan Peace Garden at Eureka College features a chunk of the Berlin Wall.
San Diego, California

Panama-California Sculpture Court

A hidden courtyard houses early 20th-century plaster masterpieces.
Denver, Colorado

Jack Swigert Statue

In the middle of a busy airport, a statue honoring the astronaut who told Houston that Apollo 13 had a problem.