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Outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. (ncindc/Flickr)
Washington, D.C.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Largest Roman Catholic church in North America.
38.9335, -77.0007
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Amherst, Massachusetts

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Founded by the famed children's book artist, this museum spreads an appreciation of the arts through picture books.
42.3210, -72.5331
The Cairo still dwarfs its neighbors.
Washington, D.C.

The Cairo

This unacceptably tall building was the real reason for Washington, D.C.'s skyscraper ban.
38.9113, -77.0375
The statue.
Washington, D.C.

The Winfield Scott Memorial

The sculptor was instructed to add “stallion attributes” to the general's bronze mare.
38.9075, -77.0365
Disco Barbie Pond.
Washington, D.C.

Barbie Pond on Avenue Q

A rotating cast of guys and dolls in front of a Washington, D.C. building.
38.9109, -77.0341
The statue of the Virgin Mary.
Washington, D.C.

Mary's Garden

An overlooked oasis of quiet on the grounds of Washington's monumental basilica.
38.9317, -77.0012
Brooklyn, New York

The Carousel in Prospect Park

You can still ride this 100-year-old work of art in Brooklyn's largest public park.
40.6637, -73.9642
Mural at the lot where the mass grave is located
Brooklyn, New York

First Maryland Regiment Mass Grave

The mass grave of a heroic Revolutionary War regiment sits below an empty lot near the Gowanus Canal.
40.6721, -73.9905
Brooklyn, New York

Grand Army Plaza

Step inside Brooklyn's hidden puppet library for a little fun... no strings attached!
40.6731, -73.9700
The outside of The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store

The one-stop shop for all of your superhero (or evil arch-nemesis) needs.
40.6714, -73.9846
Interference Archive
Brooklyn, New York

Interference Archive

Volunteer-run library dedicated to exploring five decades of activism history.
40.6704, -73.9858
Campderdown Elm
Brooklyn, New York

Camperdown Elm

A tree that grows parallel to the ground was declared Brooklyn's "crowning curio" by the poet who saved it.
40.6604, -73.9651
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
Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
40.7061, -73.9969
Human foot for scale
Holyoke, Massachusetts

Dinosaur Footprints of Holyoke

A careful eye can find hundreds of dinosaur tracks running along the Connecticut River.
42.2417, -72.6234
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ann Franklin

The widow of Benjamin Franklin's brother became the first female newspaper editor in the United States.
41.4968, -71.3150
Ida Lewis.
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ida Lewis

The final resting place the famous Rhode Island lighthouse keeper who heroically saved dozens of people from drowning.
41.4966, -71.3150
The Newport Tower
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
41.4858, -71.3099
Newport, Rhode Island

Cornè House

The home of the artist credited with introducing the tomato to the American diet.
41.4863, -71.3113
Touro Cemetery gates.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Cemetery

The second oldest Jewish graveyard in the U.S. is tiny, with connections to George Washington and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
41.4876, -71.3095
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Synagogue

Oldest synagogue in the United States.
41.4891, -71.3121
(Flickr/DoNotLick)
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Climb to the top of the world's largest seated bronze Buddha.
22.2526, 113.8997
The Academy of Taxidermy
Guildford, Australia

The Academy of Taxidermy

One of Australia's largest collections of preserved animals is on display in a historic theater.
-31.8994, 115.9700
Waverley Cemetery
Sydney, Australia

Waverley Cemetery

A self-funded cemetery with a long list of inhabitants.
-33.9073, 151.2642