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Kansas City, Missouri

Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia

Two hundred tons of pioneer artifacts were painstakingly recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Missouri River.
39.1094, -94.5815
Springfield, Missouri

Fantastic Caverns

The show pony of cave systems, Fantastic Caverns manages to live up to its name.
37.2878, -93.3591
View of south side of museum.
Kansas City, Missouri

World's Largest Shuttlecocks

Four 18-foot-tall badminton shuttlecocks lie scattered about the lawn of a Kansas City museum.
39.0451, -94.5810
Comanche's final resting place: on display at the University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Comanche, Survivor of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Lone survivor from Custer's Last Stand forever preserved.
38.9545, -95.2515
Topeka State Hospital
Topeka, Kansas

Topeka State Hospital

Abandoned insane asylum with history of horrific abuse.
39.0609, -95.7247
One wall of The Epic of American Civilization
Hanover, New Hampshire

The Epic of American Civilization

3,200-square-foot mural inside Dartmouth Library depicts the history of America with images of human sacrifice, ancient gods, and other unspeakable terrors.
43.7053, -72.2886
New York, New York

Please Don't Tell

Dodge prohibitionists and slide through the telephone booth in Crif Dogs.
40.7271, -73.9837
Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick Inlet

Once a flowing stream and where the USS Monitor, the world's first ironclad, was built and launched.
40.7251, -73.9597
Brooklyn, New York

Transmitter Park

Once a ferry dock, radio transmitter, and now a new Greenpoint park.
40.7299, -73.9608
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
40.7144, -73.9981
The Commandant's House in late winter
Brooklyn, New York

Commandant's House

This impressive mansion in Vinegar Hill has some mysterious details in its architecture.
40.7031, -73.9807
Plymouth Street in Vinegar Hill
Brooklyn, New York

Vinegar Hill

Walk into the 19th century without leaving Brooklyn.
40.7026, -73.9811
Brooklyn, New York

Admiral's Row

Abandoned 19th century homes once occupied by naval officers, soon to be demolished.
40.6986, -73.9791
1920s Subway Car complete with ceiling fansPhoto by Curious Expeditions
Brooklyn, New York

New York Transit Museum

Ride the subways of yesteryear.
40.6890, -73.9861