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Lake Manitou. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Manitowaning, Canada

Manitou Lake

Lake within a lake.
45.7536, -81.9474
(Flickr/Goldwin Guenther)
Tobermory, Canada

Flowerpot Island

Little island known for its massive beachfront "flowerpot" pillars.
45.3007, -81.6244
Explosives found at the scene.
Bath Township, Michigan

Bath School Massacre Memorial

A park and memorial dedicated to the victims of the deadliest school massacre in American history.
42.8187, -84.4486
Geological (it should be Geographical) Marker
Athens, Wisconsin

45 X 90 Geographical Marker

The center of the only hemisphere that awards visitors with a commemorative coin.
44.9992, -90.0040
Lucy
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
39.3209, -74.5117
Rock of Ages Granite Quarry
Barre, Vermont

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry

Tour the world's largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, view the plant where gravestones are made, and roll a ball down the outdoor granite bowling alley.
44.1567, -72.4914
Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City State Hospital

Former self-sufficient mental institution now a planned community.
44.7564, -85.6426
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
42.2706, -83.2091
The Knoxville Incline above the coal road.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Keeling Coal Road

Pittsburgh's literal underground railroad.
40.4215, -79.9773
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
42.3586, -83.0215
Tanglefoot, north wall. (Daniel Postellon/Flickr)
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Tanglefoot Building

Where most of the world's flypaper was made.
42.9571, -85.6865