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St. Louis' Old Courthouse was the scene of the Dred Scott Decision, which served as a catalyst in the eradication of slavery in the United States.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
38.6249, -90.1863
Monks Mound at Cahokia.
Collinsville, Illinois

Cahokia Mounds

Once one of the world's great cities, Cahokia was a place of religious worship, trade and mass human sacrifice before being mysteriously abandoned.
38.6570, -90.0587
Longaberger's home office.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
40.0635, -82.3453
Grant's Farm is the official home of the Budweiser Clydesdales.
St. Louis, Missouri

Grant's Farm

What was once a presidential estate is now an exotic menagerie and home to the Budweiser Clydesdales.
38.5460, -90.3510
The pin point impression wall gives spectators of all ages the chance to create 3D works of art.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Magic House

The Magic House provides a beautiful and creative environment for curious youngsters to get their knowledge on.
38.5739, -90.4053
Turtle Playground.
St. Louis, Missouri

Turtle Playground

This is not your typical jungle gym.
38.6315, -90.2924
From a distance, the unfinished Cementland's ambitions to be a castle-like amusement park are obvious.
St. Louis, Missouri

Cementland

A late sculptor's last project was to turn this abandoned cement factory into a castle-themed amusement park.
38.7343, -90.2128
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers.
38.6330, -90.2001
Petersburg, Kentucky

The Creation Museum

A 70,000-square-foot institution dedicated to a very literal, creationist perspective on the Book of Genesis.
39.0861, -84.7835