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Ebbets Field Apartments in April 2017.
Brooklyn, New York

Ebbets Field Apartments

The ballpark in "Pigtown" where the Brooklyn Dodgers made their name was replaced with a huge apartment complex.
40.6646, -73.9578
Fort Massachusetts
Gulfport, Mississippi

Fort Massachusetts on Ship Island

Built during the Civil War, this fort has withstood the ravages of hurricanes for centuries, and is now part of the island's attraction.
30.3661, -89.0860
Savannah, Georgia

Grave of Corinne Elliot Lawton

This haunting tombstone comes complete with a heartbreaking story of love and loss.
32.0564, -81.0479
The echoing X. (Photo via Waymarking.com)
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza.
32.0809, -81.0872
Aged 138 years
Savannah, Georgia

Colonial Park Cemetery

One of Savannah's oldest and most haunted cemeteries, featuring graves desecrated by Sherman's Union Army.
32.0762, -81.0906
Atlanta, Georgia

The Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
33.7523, -84.3634
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
33.8060, -84.1460
The imfamous Jekyll Island Clubhouse
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island Club

If all members were present at the table, a sixth of the world's wealth would be under the same roof.
31.0594, -81.4222
Horton House 2007, the house was built in 1742
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Horton House

Georgia's first brewery is also one of its oldest surviving buildings.
31.1018, -81.4146
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of ten cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
35.1872, -101.9871
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
29.3614, -98.4783
American Wind Power Center
Lubbock, Texas

American Wind Power Center

This Texas windmill field celebrates the power and majesty of the very winds that blow.
33.5794, -101.8233
Uncommon Objects Sign
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
30.2291, -97.7830
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
Wreckage of a Japanese plane.
Fredericksburg, Texas

National Museum of the Pacific War

Modern technology and live displays tell the story of the Pacific during WWII for the Internet generation.
30.2727, -98.8673
Enchanted Rock
Fredericksburg, Texas

Enchanted Rock

An enormous pink granite batholith, long attributed with spiritual powers by the Tonkawa Indians.
30.5066, -98.8189
Largest collection of antique oilrigs in the world.
Midland, Texas

The Petroleum Museum

The petroleum industry brings you the joys of hydrocarbons and largest collection of antique oil rigs in the world.
31.9728, -102.0726
The Reynisdrangar from the cliffs above.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
63.4087, -19.0173
Þingvellir
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
64.2581, -21.1250
Blue Lagoon
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
63.8801, -22.4494
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive.
64.1417, -21.9266
Gravestone at Trinity Churchyard.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
40.7083, -74.0128
The Rainbow Hall
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world.
34.9740, -85.3504
Cheaha State Park
Delta, Alabama

Cheaha Mountain

The highest point in Alabama was almost completely deforested, but is now home to protected towers and trees.
33.4857, -85.8091