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Martinsburg, West Virginia

Big Apple Time Capsule

A giant time capsule not scheduled to be cored until 2040.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

A layered tribute to the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities is home to the remains of Albert Einstein's brain.
Staunton, Virginia

Abandoned DeJarnette Sanitarium

A former mental hospital founded in the 1930s by a eugenicist who advocated for the forced sterilization of patients.
Radford, Virginia

St. Albans Sanatorium

Paranormal investigators claim this abandoned asylum is the most haunted spot in the eastern U.S.
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Mount Rogers

The highest point in Virginia can only be reached by passing through ponies and flowers.
Charlotte, North Carolina

Hilton Sisters Grave

Conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton were stars of the vaudeville circuit.
Charlotte, North Carolina

McGill Rose Garden

This scented city oasis was a labor of love.
Easley, South Carolina

Tiny Town of Easley

A rapidly disappearing authentic bit of the old south.
Sylva, North Carolina

The Fugitive Train Wreck

The remains of the iconic train crash from the movie The Fugitive can still be found rusting along the Great Smoky Railroad.
Bishopville, South Carolina

Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden

One man's extraordinary topiary garden in a small South Carolina town.
Barstow, California

Painted Rocks

The cluster of boulders near Fort Irwin is covered in military insignia.
Calhoun, Georgia

Rock Garden Calhoun

Incredible miniature towns and buildings created and decorated with thousands of tiny rocks.
Lumpkin, Georgia

Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

Bad farming practices caused this unnatural natural wonder.
Conley, Georgia

Wat Lao Buddha Phothisaram

An ornate Buddhist temple located in an Atlanta suburb, built by and for the Laotian community.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Prison Farm

The beauty of urban decay, hiding some dark secrets.
Atlanta, Georgia

Madam C.J. Walker Museum & WERD Radio

The legacies of two historic Black American institutions live on in this unassuming brick building.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks

A colorful square marks the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
Savannah, Georgia

Colonial Park Cemetery

One of Savannah's oldest and most haunted cemeteries, featuring graves desecrated by Sherman's Union Army.
Suches, Georgia

Toccoa River Swinging Bridge

They call this long foot bridge a swinging bridge, but really it's the bouncing you have to watch out for.
Key West, Florida

African Cemetery at Higgs Beach

Near the ruins of a Civil War coastal fortress lies the only known African refugee cemetery in the United States.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Key West, Florida

Pan Am's First Office

The birthplace of American international flight service has been turned into a celebrity's microbrewery.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.