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Copper Harbor, Michigan

Keweenaw Rocket Range

The site where Michigan launched its first rocket into space lies abandoned in the dense woods along Lake Superior.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

A comedy troupe's collection of bizarre humor.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

Egyptian Revival obelisks still rise over the old mine shafts.
Houston, Texas

Rothko Chapel

The peaceful space is adorned by paintings by the famed abstract artist Mark Rothko.
Houston, Texas

Eclectic Menagerie Park

A private collection of massive steel monsters guarding a Texas pipe works.
Tallahassee, Florida

Ghost Roads of Fallschase

The haunting remains of a failed housing development can still be found behind the big box stores that were to anchor them.
Tallahassee, Florida

Airport Cemetery

The Tallahassee Airport serves over half a million passengers a year and is home to some permanent residents too.
Tallahassee, Florida

The Phillips Mausoleum

This historic crypt was said to have been designed and built by the very person who is buried inside of it.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

This state park was once an important Native American cermonial center.
Pensacola, Florida

Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

One of the best places in Florida to spot rare, carnivorous pitcher plants.
Tallahassee, Florida

Grave of Elizabeth Budd-Graham

This historic headstone is said to mark the final resting place of a doubly-dead white witch.
Marianna, Florida

Florida Caverns State Park

The only Florida state park with publicly accessible caves.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

U.S.S. Cairo

This iron and wood Civil War city-ship was the first vessel to be sunk by an electrically detonated torpedo.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum

A museum in Mississippi celebrates the history of Coca-Cola and the man who brought it to the masses.
Natchez, Mississippi

Under-the-Hill Saloon

A 200-year-old bar is all that remains of one Mississippi River town's rough-and-tumble past.
Natchez, Mississippi

Longwood

A grandiose octagonal home crowned by a large dome stands out among the antebellum mansions.
Natchez, Mississippi

'Turning Angel' Statue

This monument to the victims of a tragic explosion is said to turn and look at passing cars.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Grave of Douglas the Confederate Camel

The final resting place of the camel who served with the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Margaret's Grocery and Market

Four-Hour Holy-Rolling, Hallelujah-shouting, Southern Gospel Service, rendered as a country market where "All Is Welcome, Jews, and Gentiles."
Natchez, Mississippi

Grave of Florence Irene Ford

Florence’s mother built a stairway down to her daughter’s coffin so she could comfort her during storms.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Oyster Sidewalk

After the oysters have been shucked, and the restaurant's been shuttered, the terrazzo sidewalk from the 1940s is all that remains.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Sculpture of Oliver Pollock

This sculpture may be the only known depiction of a man who helped finance the American Revolution and inadvertently created the dollar sign.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Dr. Bob's Folk Art

Colorful, cheeky signs spill out of legendary New Orleans folk artist Dr. Bob's Bywater studio warning you to "Be Nice—Or Leave."
New Orleans, Louisiana

St. Louis Cathedral

This cathedral dedicated to Louis IX, sainted King of France, holds many secrets.