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Merced, California

George Hicks Fancher Monument

The huge granite obelisk that towers over a small California town.
37.2954, -120.3786
Piper's Opera House today
Virginia City, Nevada

Piper's Opera House

Back in the day everyone who was anyone played this historic western theater.
39.3111, -119.6504
The interior of the saloon
Virginia City, Nevada

Ponderosa Saloon

Beneath a Virginia City bar is the entrance to an abandoned gold mine.
39.3098, -119.6514
Dignity in August 2017.
Chamberlain, South Dakota

Dignity of Earth and Sky

A striking sculpture honoring the women of the Lakota and Dakota Nations.
43.7869, -99.3383
The Quetzalcoatl sculpture looks best up-close and from the front.
San Jose, California

Quetzalcóatl Sculpture

It is locally loved and ridiculed for literally looking like poop.
37.3325, -121.8898
Santa Clara, California

Shrine of Our Lady of Peace

One of the largest Marian shrines on the West Coast stands rather unexpectedly in Silicon Valley.
37.3892, -121.9777
A rainbow of tractor diversity!
Kimball, South Dakota

South Dakota Tractor Museum

An impressive collection of farm equipment and other artifacts from life on the prairie.
43.7363, -98.9596
Kaiser Convention Center
Oakland, California

Kaiser Convention Center

An abandoned convention space that has been left to the homeless and the radical.
37.7975, -122.2613
Olympic Black Power Statue
San Jose, California

Olympic Black Power Statue

A statue commemorating Tommie Smith and John Carlos' brave protest at the 1968 Olympics, a watershed moment for civil rights.
37.3355, -121.8826
SS Palo Alto, the cement ship at Seacliff State Beach
Aptos, California

SS Palo Alto

This concrete ship has had four careers - World War I tanker, floating amusement park, fishing pier, and artificial reef.
36.9698, -121.9150
Full view of the Proclamation sculpture
Dublin, Ireland

The Proclamation Sculpture

A particularly disconcerting tribute to Irish martyrs.
53.3417, -6.3085
Cell Doors
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
53.3419, -6.3096
King Puck
Killorglin, Ireland

King Puck

A proud bronze billy stands as an eternal symbol of Ireland's oldest festival, where a goat is made king.
52.1064, -9.7844
Charlie Chaplin's Vacation Statue
Kerry, Ireland

Charlie Chaplin's Vacation Statue

An Irish town has built a statue to a silent film actor simply thanks to the holidays he once spent there.
51.8262, -10.1721
Kilmacduagh round tower in the burren Ireland
Galway, Ireland

Kilmacduagh Round Tower

The ruins of an 800-year-old monastery boasts the tallest round tower in Ireland.
53.0479, -8.8875
Burren landscape
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
53.0078, -9.0021
Stallion
Kildare, Ireland

Irish National Stud and Gardens

See some of the world's greatest racing horses at this idyllic thoroughbred breeding facility and garden complex.
53.1444, -6.9009
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
53.3440, -6.2567
Mosaics in the water
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin's Garden of Remembrance

Amidst the bustling streets of Dublin, there is a hushed garden that is dedicated to "All those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom."
53.3539, -6.2641
Famine sculptures at night in black and white
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin.
53.3480, -6.2501
The GPO at night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
53.3493, -6.2611
Monarch, lounging
San Francisco, California

Monarch the Bear

The taxidermied remains of the "last wild grizzly bear in California" and of the symbol of the state of California.
37.7700, -122.4663
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors.
37.7879, -122.4033
Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida

Salvador Dalí Museum

Florida might be at its most surreal in this museum devoted to the famed Spanish artist.
27.7660, -82.6314