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South Pittsburg, Tennessee

Camak Stone

This stone incorrectly marks the 35th parallel, causing some territorial kerfuffles.
Savannah, Georgia

The Waving Girl

A statue honoring 44 continuous years of greeting passing ships.
Savannah, Georgia

Graveface Museum

Hidden amid the old-world charm of Savannah is a museum dedicated to the world of oddities and criminal history.
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza.
Savannah, Georgia

The Paris Market

This quirky curiosity shop takes its cues from the world's bazaars.
Savannah, Georgia

Pin Point Heritage Museum

A unique museum dedicated to the Gullah-Geechee people, housed within an old oyster cannery.
Columbus, Georgia

Circus Train Wreck Victims Memorial

Shaped like a big top tent, this memorial honors the victims of a terrible train wreck.
Columbus, Georgia

Lunch Box Museum

A stockpile of childhood lunch pails turned collectibles.
Savannah, Georgia

American Prohibition Museum

Performers, intricate sets, and a real speakeasy tell the story of the 18th Amendment.
Suches, Georgia

Toccoa River Swinging Bridge

They call this long foot bridge a swinging bridge, but really it's the bouncing you have to watch out for.
Morganton, Georgia

The Zoo, Groovy Yard Art

The only zoo where you can buy animals that won't need feeding.
Cherry Log, Georgia

Expedition Bigfoot (The Sasquatch Museum)

Home of an impressive collection dedicated to the mythical beast.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

International Towing and Recovery Museum

This museum dedicated to an oft-overlooked support industry features a surprisingly moving brass diorama of a man being saved from a sinking car.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Raccoon Mountain Caverns

More than five miles of underground passageways.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Stiltsville

Community of collapsing homes more than a mile out from the Florida coast.
Miami, Florida

The Kampong

This beautiful Miami garden was designed as a laboratory for tropical plants.
Eufaula, Alabama

Memorial to Leroy Brown

That bass was as bad a fish as any angler ever knew.
Birmingham, Alabama

African Village in America

Joe Minter is only doing the work of God in his yard, he says.
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Inclined Plane

Steepest flood safety railway in the entire world.
Anniston, Alabama

The Gigantic Chair of Anniston

What better place to take a seat?
Montgomery, Alabama

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Colloquially known as "the lynching memorial," this is the United States' first memorial to the victims of racial terror at home.
Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial

Designed by Maya Lin, the memorial honors 40 individuals who died fighting for equal rights between 1954 and 1968.
Seale, Alabama

The Drive-Thru Museum

A wealth of local folk art, antiques, and curios, without ever leaving your car.
Eufaula, Alabama

The Tree That Owns Itself

An autonomous oak in Alabama.