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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Jennie Wade House

Home of the only civilian casualty at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank Telescope

The world's largest fully steerable radio telescope.
Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank: A Town for 'Wi-Fi Refugees'

This rural community has attracted both scientists and techno-refugees due to its federally-mandated lack of technology.
Weston, West Virginia

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A particularly creepy abandoned hospital that sparks interest for lovers of the supernatural.
Hampton, Virginia

Emancipation Oak

This tree is a living witness to the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

General Sickles's Wound Marker

This monument marks the beginning journey of a wounded soldier's leg that ended up almost two states away.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Brock Commons Tallwood House

The "plyscraper" is the world's tallest building made predominantly out of wood.
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi Tower Ferris Wheel

The first skyscraper to include a Ferris wheel built into the facade.
Covington, Virginia

Humpback Bridge

The oldest arched-covered bridge in Virginia has truly withstood the test of time.
Glasgow, Scotland

Sir Thomas Lipton’s Grave

The final resting place of one of the most important figures in the world of tea.
Valparaiso, Chile

Iglesia de San Francisco

This iconic hilltop church doubled as a lighthouse in the 19th century, guiding ships into the port of Valparaíso.
Viña del Mar, Chile

Wulff Castle

A whimsical European-style chateau that calls the coast of Chile home.
Glasgow, Scotland

Clydeside Expressway Mural Wall

Paintings that stretch across 600 feet of derelict railway.
Poughkeepsie, New York

Hudson River State Hospital

This mouldering abandoned mental hospital was once a center for progressive healing.
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish Football Association Mosaic

This townhouse was once the original home of the Scottish Football Association.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Cathedral's Hebrew Inscriptions

In the depths of Glasgow Cathedral's crypt, one pillar stands out from all others.
Indian Head, Maryland

Chapman State Park

A state park that once served as an important river crossing, and now offers protected lands for endangered plants and animals.
Salem, Massachusetts

Joshua Ward House

This home is steeped in history from, George Washington to George Corwin, High Sheriff during the Salem Witch Trials.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello's Vegetable Garden and Fruitery

Thomas Jefferson's estate is home to hundreds of varieties of historic fruits and vegetables.
Inverness, Scotland

Clava Cairns

This site contains overlapping ancient graveyards that existed about 1,000 years apart.
Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.
North Adelaide, Australia

David Roche House Museum

A vast and opulent collection of art and show dog memorabilia collected over one man's lifetime.
Glasgow, Scotland

Buffalo Bill Statue

This monument dedicated to the legendary American showman can be found in Scotland's largest city.