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Kenilworth Castle
Kenilworth, England

Kenilworth Castle

This ruined medieval castle was the scene of Lord Robert Dudley’s seductive reception for Queen Elizabeth I.
52.3482, -1.5921
PEZ Visitor Center.
Orange, Connecticut

PEZ Visitor Center

The world's largest public collection of PEZ memorabilia.
41.2637, -72.9975
State Street
Bristol, Virginia

State Street

One street divides a single town that stands in two US states.
36.5950, -82.1831
Wigwam Village No. 2. (Wikimedia Commons)
Cave City, Kentucky

Wigwam Village #2

One of few surviving themed motels on Route 66.
37.1449, -85.9452
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
37.2136, -86.1548
The Grave of Harry L. Collins
Louisville, Kentucky

The Grave of Harry L. Collins

A life-sized memorial to Harry L. Collins, the official corporate magician of Frito-Lay.
38.2473, -85.7202
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville, Kentucky

Cave Hill Cemetery

The largest cemetery in Louisville is the final resting place of a number of famed military men and also Col. Sanders.
38.2454, -85.7148
Colonel Sanders Grave
Louisville, Kentucky

Colonel Sanders' Grave

The grave of the iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken mascot features a bust of the man behind the goatee.
38.2467, -85.7114
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati, Ohio

Spring Grove Cemetery

This magnificent Cincinnati graveyard is also a popular public park.
39.1646, -84.5229
Johnny Morehouse and his faithful dog.
Dayton, Ohio

Grave of Johnny Morehouse

A headstone tells the sad story of a lost little boy and his pet dog.
39.7428, -84.1798
Longaberger's home office.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
40.0635, -82.3453
Moundsville, West Virginia

New Vrindaban Palace of Gold

Despite its lavish ornamentation, and wholesome lifestyle of its devotees, this mountain commune has faced its share of issues.
39.9668, -80.6067
Grave Creek Mound
Moundsville, West Virginia

Grave Creek Mound

The largest burial mound in the United States holds the remains of prehistoric West Virginians.
39.9166, -80.7433
One of the darkened tunnels.
Breezewood, Pennsylvania

Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

An abandoned stretch of highway, deteriorating next to the operational one.
40.0000, -78.2280
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past.
40.7357, -74.0062
Brooklyn, New York

Most Holy Trinity Cemetery

A burial ground of rusting metal grave markers.
40.6869, -73.9049
Triangle shirtwaist fire
Brooklyn, New York

The Evergreens Cemetery

Final resting place for the Triangle Shirtwaist fire’s unidentified victims.
40.6839, -73.9012
This statue once stood at an entrance to the original Penn Station and was salvaged from a garbage dump.
Brooklyn, New York

Steinberg Sculpture Garden

A beautiful collection of architectural ornaments rescued from demolished New York City buildings.
40.6712, -73.9636
Entrance to Mount Prospect Park
Brooklyn, New York

Mount Prospect Park

This city park was once a lookout point for George Washington’s army during the Battle of Brooklyn in 1776.
40.6720, -73.9668
The Maiden.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Maiden

This early version of the guillotine was used to execute the man responsible for its construction.
55.9475, -3.1898
The plaque at West 74th Street and Central Park West.
New York, New York

Henry Bliss Plaque

A memorial to the first person killed by a motor vehicle in the Western Hemisphere.
40.7775, -73.9749
Camera Museum.
London, England

Camera Museum

This museum tucked below a charming cafe gives a brief snapshot of photographic history.
51.5177, -0.1254
Jojo the cat and pumpkins.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Cats of Longwood Gardens

These lush botanical gardens employ the most purrfect pest control force.
39.8712, -75.6752
Graffiti from 1861.
Alexandria, Virginia

Civil War Graffiti at Washington's Tomb

The tomb was guarded by soldiers from both sides of the war, and some left their initials carved in the brick.
38.7080, -77.0862