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Claremont, North Carolina

The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge

A historic covered bridge, only one of two remaining in North Carolina.
Washington, D.C.

Maine Avenue Fish Market

The oldest continuously operating fish market in the United States.
Roanoke, Virginia

Miniature Graceland

An overgrown collection of miniature buildings still stand as evidence of one couple's obsession with The King.
Greensboro, North Carolina

Site of the Woolworth Lunch Counter Sit-in

This North Carolina store preserves a historic moment in America's movement for racial equality.
Greensboro, North Carolina

Elsewhere Collaborative

Art museum based around the collections accumulated over 58 years by one eccentric thrift store owner.
Wilmington, North Carolina

Museum of the Bizarre

A curious collection of oddities including a lock of Alexander Hamilton's hair and Harry Houdini's ouija board.
Tryon, North Carolina

Nina Simone's Childhood Home

The wooden house where the jazz great learned to play the piano.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky

This woodland architectural installation acts as a camera obscura for the heavens.
Sweetwater, Tennessee

Lost Sea

Enormous lake at the bottom of a unique cave system.
Columbia, South Carolina

Ra Obelisk

An old train trestle re-imagined as an Egyptian obelisk.
Columbia, South Carolina

Busted Plug Plaza

The world's largest fire hydrant is supposedly tornado-proof.
Columbia, South Carolina

Neverbust Chain

This titanic steel chain linking two buildings was installed without permission but instantly beloved.
Columbia, South Carolina

Tunnelvision

This psychedelic tromp l'oeil seems to be beckoning drivers to crash into a wall.
Lucca, Italy

The Incorruptible St. Zita

The naturally mummified body of a peasant girl saint.
Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney Peachoid

The record holder for the world’s largest peach.
Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard White Squirrels

This Transylvania County city is home to a rare white squirrel population that is descended from an escaped carnival animal.
Beaufort, South Carolina

Kazoo Museum

This museum gives tribute to the underappreciated "Down-South Submarine."