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Natchez, Mississippi

The Emerald Mound

The second-largest ceremonial mound in the United States is an artificial hill that is loosely shaped like a pentagon.
Claiborne County, Mississippi

Windsor Ruins

An eerie and beautiful group of columns mark the site of a grand mansion lost to time and fire.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

U.S.S. Cairo

This iron and wood Civil War city-ship was the first vessel to be sunk by an electrically detonated torpedo.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Grave of Douglas the Confederate Camel

The final resting place of the camel who served with the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Tupelo, Mississippi

Elvis Presley Birthplace

Two-room shotgun shack in Tupelo, Mississippi and birthplace of a King.
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
Homosassa, Florida

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Meet manatees face-to-face at this zoo for native species.
Pensacola, Florida

Fort Barrancas

This now-deactivated naval base defended the Florida coast for centuries.
Auburn, Alabama

Auburn War Eagle

Auburn's iconic eagle flight goes back to a 19th century eagle that dropped dead on the field after inspiring the football team to victory.
Huntsville, Alabama

Pathfinder and the MPTA-ET

It may look like no more than a full-scale model, but every part of this full Space Shuttle stack had a working role in aviation history.
Huntsville, Alabama

MPTA-098

A propulsion engine testbed that paved the way for the Space Shuttle launch sits without recognition at this rocket center.
Dothan, Alabama

Peanuts on Parade

Dothan, Alabama has been invaded by scores of anthropomorphic peanuts.
Enterprise, Alabama

Boll Weevil Monument

Monument to the cotton-destroying boll weevil.
Anniston, Alabama

Anniston Museum

A natural history museum with an extensive collection of bird dioramas.
Anniston, Alabama

The Gigantic Chair of Anniston

What better place to take a seat?
Anniston, Alabama

Berman Museum of World History

A strange history museum, with items accumulated by a pair of globe trotting spies.
Moundville, Alabama

Moundville Archaeological Site

A collection of huge Pre-Colombian structures in Alabama.
Huntsville, Alabama

The Grave of Miss Baker

Bananas are often left for the first monkey America ever recovered alive after being launched into space.
Huntsville, Alabama

Dead Children's Playground

What else would you call a playground hidden in Alabama's oldest and largest cemetery?
Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto

A miniature city built by a single hunchbacked monk.
Florence, Alabama

Frank Lloyd Wright-Rosenbaum House

This architectural triumph is the only Frank Lloyd Wright house in Alabama.
Delta, Alabama

Cheaha Mountain

The highest point in Alabama was almost completely deforested, but is now home to protected towers and trees.
Scottsboro, Alabama

Unclaimed Baggage Center

One person's lost luggage is another person's treasure.
Montevallo, Alabama

Tinglewood Carvings

Orr Park's dead trees have been carved into a menagerie of whimsical visages.