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Walhalla, South Carolina

Stumphouse Tunnel

An unfinished rail tunnel that has since been used to house cheese and bats.
Claremont, North Carolina

The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge

A historic covered bridge, only one of two remaining in North Carolina.
Dawsonville, Georgia

Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Laboratory

The remains of one of America's first radiation testing grounds still rest ominously in a Georgia forest.
Alpharetta, Georgia

The Dwarf Castle

A man's home is his castle.
Helen, Georgia

Nacoochee Mound

This lovely burial mound is actually a replica that was installed after archeologists excavated the original.
Cleveland, Georgia

Babyland General Hospital: Cabbage Patch Kids

A museum and doll store featuring a surreal and super sanitized version of where babies come from.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.
Blairsville, Georgia

Brasstown Bald

Georgia's highest point was given its strange name thanks to a simple translation error.
Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke Pinball Museum

This collection of over 50 classic pinball machines awaits visitors to downtown Roanoke.
Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke Star

Forget Hollywood, one of the biggest stars in the world can be found in Roanoke, Virginia.
Roanoke, Virginia

Miniature Graceland

An overgrown collection of miniature buildings still stand as evidence of one couple's obsession with The King.
Covington, Virginia

Humpback Bridge

The oldest arched-covered bridge in Virginia has truly withstood the test of time.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

Nuttallburg

Hikers can still stroll beneath the long conveyer of this abandoned mining facility hidden in a West Virginia river gorge.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

Kaymoor Mines

An abandoned coal mine reached by a steep hike.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

Brooklyn Ruins

The remains of one of the last mining camps developed on the New River.
Brooklyn, West Virginia

Red Ash Island Cemetery

The isolated final resting place for perished coal miners.
Oak Hill, West Virginia

Hank Williams Death Monument

A humble plaque marks the site where the country music legend was found dead in his Cadillac.
Dorothy, West Virginia

Stanley Heirs Park

This small West Virginia park is a land trust holdout against mountaintop removal mining.
Whitesville, West Virginia

Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial

A memorial in coal country commemorates the victims of an all-too-preventable mining disaster.
Charleston, West Virginia

Grave of Thomas Bullitt

A lone grave is quietly tucked away in Kanawha Riflemen's Memorial Park.
Charleston, West Virginia

'Power'

Thousands of tiny squares in different colors make up this piece of street art.
Charleston, West Virginia

Mortar Man

This tiny man looms large over downtown Charleston.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Museum

A small storefront museum explores the history and myth of West Virginia's famous urban legend.