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Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Grave of Johnny Appleseed

This grave marks the final resting place of pioneer John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.
Centerville, Indiana

Warm Glow Candle Outlet

A giant lumpy candle serves as a beacon for this highly scented pit stop.
Thompson, Ohio

Benjamin Orr's Grave

The final resting place of one of the most iconic musicians of the '80s.
Carroll, Ohio

Lockville Ruins

See the nearly two-century-old ruins of pre-railroad America at the former site of a lock on the Ohio and Erie Canal.
Columbus, Ohio

Gavel Sculpture

Just outside the Ohio Supreme Court sits a testament to justice.
Delaware, Ohio

The Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace Gas Station

A gas station has taken the place of the home of the 19th American President.
North Bend, Ohio

President William Henry Harrison's Monument and Tomb

This tower-tomb honors a president who only held office for a little over a month but dedicated his life to his country.
Akron, Ohio

The Glendale Steps

An elegant sandstone stairway built by the WPA still connects two neighborhoods in Akron.
Dayton, Ohio

Grave of Johnny Morehouse

A headstone tells the sad story of a lost little boy and his pet dog.
Canton, Ohio

William McKinley Memorial

The 25th President's marble casket can be visited in this classical Ohio tomb.
Marion, Ohio

Merchant Ball

This moving cemetery sphere is a slowly rolling stone.
Marion, Ohio

Warren G. Harding Presidential Home

Featuring one of the most complete and original collections of Presidential memorabilia, this is the site of the last front porch presidential campaigns.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Grave of Fredric J. Baur

The inventor of the iconic Pringles can was so proud of his invention he was buried in one.
Marion, Ohio

President Warren G. Harding's Tomb

This presidential tomb was not dedicated until years after Harding's death due to personal controversy.
Canton, Ohio

McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Mausoleums, astronomy, and animatronic dinosaurs at this memorial to an assassinated American president.
Zanesville, Ohio

Vasehenge

A circle of giant painted vases in the former pottery capital of the United States.
Warren, Ohio

David Grohl Alley

This alley-cum-fan gallery in the ex-Nirvana drummer's hometown holds the world's largest drumsticks.
Zanesville, Ohio

Zanesville Y-Bridge

A favorite of Amelia Earhart, ranking among those rare bridges that can be crossed without changing sides of the river.
Warren, Ohio

Neil Armstrong First Flight Memorial

The site of Neil Armstrong's first flight is marked by a full on replica of the moon landers.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

James A. Garfield's Memorial and Tomb

The only presidential monument to display a late POTUS's actual casket.
Mansfield, Ohio

The Shawshank Trail

Superfans of The Shawshank Redemption can take a driving tour of most of the films real locations.