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Lincoln Highway Memorial
Laramie, Wyoming

Lincoln Highway Monument

The high point on the 16th president's eponymous roadway is marked by a massive version of his head.
41.2369, -105.4363
The Ames Brothers Pyramid
Buford, Wyoming

Ames Brothers Pyramid

A monument to the egos of two railroad magnates that fell into decline along with their careers.
41.1306, -105.3960
Tree in the Rock
Buford, Wyoming

Tree in the Rock

Miraculous tree that seems to sprout out of solid rock.
41.1336, -105.3468
Buford, Wyoming

Buford, Wyoming: Population 1

The smallest town in the United States.
41.1219, -105.3047
Fort Collins, Colorado

Swetsville Zoo

This "zoo" is a cross between a junkyard and a sculpture garden, featuring animals you won't see anywhere else.
40.5227, -104.9874
The Cranmer Sundial
Denver, Colorado

Cranmer Park Sundial

This Chinese-style quartz sundial was saved in its final hour.
39.7178, -104.9357
Interior of the International Church of Cannabis.
Denver, Colorado

International Church of Cannabis

A technicolor place of worship for Elevationists.
39.7091, -104.9823
The Molly Brown House in winter
Denver, Colorado

'Unsinkable' Molly Brown House

One of the greatest heroes of the Titanic tragedy came from humble beginnings to this beautiful home.
39.7375, -104.9808
A time machine takes visitors through Colorado.
Denver, Colorado

History Colorado Center

This museum offers an actual time machine back through Colorado's past.
39.7358, -104.9867
Two mile-high markers.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
39.7392, -104.9848
Springfield, Illinois

Museum of Funeral Customs

The history of funerals and funerary customs.
39.8381, -89.6539
Woodrow Wilson Bridge
Fort Washington, Maryland

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

This rare triple-jurisdiction drawbridge passes through Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
38.7934, -77.0317
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Tour the dark and beloved poet's former cobwebbed basement, which may have inspired "The Black Cat."
39.9616, -75.1498
Miles the Monster
Dover, Delaware

Miles the Monster

The Dover International Speedway is home to a towering, concrete-skinned, racecar-hungry behemoth.
39.1884, -75.5269
Washington, D.C.

Inaugural Parade Center Line

A line of blue paint marks the route of the inaugural parade.
38.8988, -77.0339
Exterior of the restored Baltimore Basilica.
Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore Basilica

The design of this historic domed church was influenced by Thomas Jefferson and intended as a statement of religious freedom.
39.2944, -76.6162
The gravesite of Edgar Allan Poe.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
39.2902, -76.6232
Curio Cabinet
Hartford, Connecticut

Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities

A wunderkammer hidden on the top floor of the Hartford statehouse.
41.7658, -72.6733
Services are still held, and tours can be arranged
Wamego, Kansas

Beecher Bible and Rifle Church

This historic church is named for abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher and the ruse to arm his fellow abolitionists.
39.1439, -96.3458
The M65 Atomic Cannon, affectionately called "Atomic Annie" by the grunts back in the day, stands guard against the Flint Hills prairie chickens and hawks. (3 o'Clock AM)
Junction City, Kansas

Atomic Annie

Cannon designed to fire an atomic warhead.
39.0382, -96.7630
Tank and seat
Lucas, Kansas

Bowl Plaza

This artsy public restroom is shaped like a giant john.
39.0590, -98.5384
Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden

Self-built house and sculpture park where the creator can still be seen in a glass coffin.
39.0580, -98.5350
Lucas, Kansas

World's Largest Collection of Smallest Versions of Largest Things

A traveling roadside attraction and museum dedicated to exploring iconic roadside structures.
39.0571, -98.5353
20 feet of Beauty!
Wilson, Kansas

World's Largest Czech Egg

A 20-foot-tall egg painted in a traditional Czech patterns by the Czech community in Wilson, Kansas.
38.8250, -98.4753