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Grafton, West Virginia

Tygart Lake

A beautiful hidden gem in central West Virginia.
Springfield, Illinois

Cozy Dog Drive In

This diner serves Route 66 nostalgia and what it claims is the 'original' hot dog on a stick.
New Plymouth, Ohio

Hope Iron Furnace

The remains of a massive blast furnace in what was once one of the country's largest iron-producing regions.
Wellsville, Kansas

Black Jack Battlefield

Some say that the battle fought at this Kansas site in 1856 was the first unofficial battle of the American Civil War.
St Marys, West Virginia

Willow Island Disaster Memorial

A memorial honoring those who perished in one of the worst construction disasters in U.S. history.
Rapid City, South Dakota

Firehouse Brewing Co.

South Dakota's oldest operating brewery is housed inside a historic firehouse.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Point Pleasant Battlefield Memorial

The site of the one and only battle of Lord Dunmore's War.
Walker, West Virginia

Volcano Historic Boomtown

Once home to a thriving oil industry, this town now sits eerily abandoned.
Kansas City, Missouri

Wheatley-Provident Hospital

The crumbling remains of the first Black-owned and operated hospital in Kansas City.
Chillicothe, Ohio

Hopewell Culture National Historic Park

The mounds at this site were reconstructed with the help of archaeologists and historians.
Columbus, Ohio

Shrum Mound

A 2,000-year-old Adena burial mound located along a busy street in Columbus, Ohio.
Nelsonville, Ohio

Nelsonville Brick Park

This park pays homage to the region's rich industrial history of brick making.
Millfield, Ohio

Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6

The site of the worst mining disaster in Ohio's history.
Athens, Ohio

Athens Lunatic Asylum

An abandoned asylum incorporated into a college campus.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

One of the largest underground systems runs under Canada's largest urban center.
Philip, South Dakota

Minuteman Missile Visitor Center

Dedicated to the history of the 1,000 nuclear missiles that once covered the Great Plains.
Wall, South Dakota

Delta-09 Minuteman Missile Site

One of the first intercontinental ballistic missile sites in the United States.
Bjurholm, Sweden

Älgens Hus (The Moose House)

A Swedish farm is the world's only producer of the rare, creamy delicacy that is moose cheese.
Palmer, Alaska

Musk Ox Farm

An Alaska livestock farm devotes itself to harvesting wool from creatures that once ran with mammoths and sabertooth tigers.
Palmer, Alaska

Independence Mine

This abandoned mine offers a glimpse at what life was like for those who came to Alaska seeking Gold Rush riches.
Hannibal, Ohio

Hannibal Locks and Dam

This outdoor exhibit features a historic wooden dam once used to help boats navigate the Ohio River.
Great Bend, Kansas

Cheyenne Bottoms

This 41,000-acre wetland complex is the largest marsh in the interior of the United States.
Victoria, Kansas

St. Fidelis Basilica

Also known as the Cathedral of the Plains, this church holds the distinction of being one of the "8 Wonders of Kansas."