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Huntsville, Alabama

MPTA-098

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

K’REX

This 12-foot-tall T-rex is the largest K’Nex skeleton sculpture in the world.
Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnaces

Once one of the largest producers of pig iron in the world.
Athens, Georgia

The Athens Double Barreled Cannon

After just one epic test blast, this literal loose cannon proved too explosive for combat.
Savannah, Georgia

The Waving Girl

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

Senoia Main Street

The picturesque southern city served as the zombie-filled town of Woodbury in "The Walking Dead."
Cartersville, Georgia

The Cartersville Abandoned Plane

This mysterious twin turboprop Grumman G-159 covered in graffiti has spent a decade and a half abandoned.
Senoia, Georgia

Barbie Beach

This ever-changing arrangement of naked dolls even caught the attention of "The Walking Dead" crew.
Atlanta, Georgia

Oakland Cemetery

Civil War soldiers, captains of industry, and paupers all interred on historic grounds.
Calhoun, Georgia

Rock Garden Calhoun

Incredible miniature towns and buildings created and decorated with thousands of tiny rocks.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks

A colorful square marks the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
Atlanta, Georgia

54 Columns

Atlanta's strange assortment of concrete pillars inspires reflection in some, confusion in others.
Athens, Georgia

The Tree That Owns Itself

A white oak with property rights.
Atlanta, Georgia

Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
Helen, Georgia

Nacoochee Mound

This lovely burial mound is actually a replica that was installed after archeologists excavated the original.
Blairsville, Georgia

The Appalachian Trail Shoe Tree

An eerie site of reverence for those who have completed an epic journey.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Cheese Museum

This cheese shop also houses a museum devoted to Dutch dairy.
Bletchley, England

National Museum of Computing

Museum celebrating the history of computers, especially their role in codebreaking.
Milton Keynes, England

Bletchley Park

Home to Alan Turing, the cracking of the Enigma code, and Captain Ridley's shooting party.
Bremerton, Washington

Sail of the USS Parche

The only surviving piece of a submarine said to be the most decorated vessel in U.S. history.
Sequim, Washington

Troll Haven

A magical santucary of mythological statuary.
George, Washington

George Washington Bust in George, WA

A bust of the first president welcomes visitors to the only town in America called George, Washington.
Quincy, Washington

Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies

This metallic stampede sits frozen on a Washington ridge yet the artist's vision is still incomplete.