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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Washington, D.C.

Albert Einstein Bronze Statue

The beloved statue at the National Academy of Sciences is oh so inviting to sit on.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Washburn Park Water Tower

Eight "Guardians of Health" protect this art deco water tower from pollutants and bacteria.
Washington, D.C.

NASA Full Scale Wind Tunnel Propeller

While most wind tunnels test scale models, the "Cave of Winds" was large enough for actual airplanes.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

A bronze statue on a downtown corner honors Minneapolis's favorite career gal.
New York, New York

Tom's Restaurant

The "Seinfeld" diner.
Boulder City, Nevada

Winged Figures of the Republic

A Norwegian-born sculptor created these soaring guardian angels at the entrance to Hoover Dam.
Washington, D.C.

Organization of American States Building

The grand marble structure next to the White House is Andrew Carnegie's temple to Pan-American diplomacy.
Harmony, Minnesota

Niagara Cave

This large midwestern cavern features impressive rock formations and an underground waterfall.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Cemetery

The second oldest Jewish graveyard in the U.S. is tiny, with connections to George Washington and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pabst Mansion

A giant, Gilded Age mansion that once belonged to the beer baron of Milwaukee.
Pipestone, Minnesota

Giant Pipe of Pipestone

A town honors its legacy of traditional American Indian pipe carving with one gigantic pipe.
Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Samuel Mudd House Museum

Home of the physician who set the leg of John Wilkes Booth after the Lincoln assassination.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
North Atlantic Ocean

Sargasso Sea

The only sea in the world that has no land boundary.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Foucault Pendulum at the Franklin Institute

A daily replay of the experiment that proved the rotation of the Earth.
East Haddam, Connecticut

Nathan Hale Schoolhouse

One of America's first spies started out as a teacher in this little red one-room schoolhouse.
Fort Washington, Maryland

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

This rare triple-jurisdiction drawbridge passes through Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

Hickam Air Base Scars

The air force base preserves its scars from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Windsor, Connecticut

Vintage Radio and Communications Museum

More than a century of radio history is told in these displays.
Lewes, Delaware

Bunkers of Cape Henlopen State Park

WWII-era bunkers are hidden under the beaches of this picturesque park, which is still scattered with wartime watchtowers. .
Chicago, Illinois

World Artifacts on the Tribune Tower Walls

Fragments of architectural wonders from around the globe are embedded in the newspaper building's walls.
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
Newton, Massachusetts

Star Market

This supermarket is suspended 25 feet above an interstate highway.