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Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Chicago, Illinois

The DNA Discovery Center

At Chicago's revered Field Museum, visitors are invited to learn about and literally explore DNA.
Boston, Massachusetts

Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque

The site of one of the strangest disasters in history—a wave of deadly molasses traveling at 35 mph.
Seattle, Washington

Union Station

Though strikingly beautiful, Seattle's other railway station is now largely forgotten.
New York, New York

Irish Hunger Memorial

Blighted Irish field and the ruins of a 19th-century cottage on the edge of urban Manhattan.
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors.
New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern

This Wall Street bar was once a hub of revolutionary activity where Washington famously bid farewell to his troops.
Chicago, Illinois

The World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893

What's left of the ruins of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition, or World's Fair, also known as the White City.
Williamsburg, Kentucky

Cumberland Falls State Park

Moonbows over Kentucky.
Peebles, Ohio

The Great Serpent Mound

The largest earthwork effigy in the world.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo

A museum and shop on Bourbon Street located in the former home of the second Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Irish Famine Memorial

Dedicated to one of the darkest moments in Irish history, this memorial has faced its fair share of backlash.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Salzburg, Austria

The Catacombs of St. Peter's Abbey

These 12th century catacombs carved into a mountainside were a place of mysticism and Christian hermitages.
Rochester Hills, Michigan

Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal

The remains of a failed canal can be found in several towns near Lake St. Clair and is known historically as "Mason's Folly."
New York, New York

Rat Rock in Morningside Heights

This giant boulder is sandwiched between apartment complexes in upper Manhattan.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Water Cribs

These chunky stone towers out in Lake Michigan are the key to Chicago’s drinking water.
Grayling, Michigan

Hartwick Pines Logging Museum

This museum in the forest illustrates the work and lives of Michigan's lumberjacks in the 19th century.
East Lansing, Michigan

W. J. Beal Botanical Garden

The plants form a living library and laboratory for researchers and students at Michigan State University.
Durand, Michigan

Durand Union Station

A restored 114-year-old railroad station heralded as the most photographed depot in the United States.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kerrytown Chime

Everyone's invited to put on a miniature concert with this world-class musical wonder.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Maynard Street Parking Garage Signs

Its floors are marked by colorful cues depicting Michigan's native fauna.