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Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
Austin, Texas

The Texas State Cemetery

A high-octane shrine to the greatest Texans who ever lived.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Yellow Lamps

An obsolete, vanishing traffic device warns Cincinnati drivers away from middle-of-the-road obstructions.
Glocester, Rhode Island

Memorial to Betty the Learned Elephant

A plaque marks the spot on the bridge where one of the first elephants in the U.S., Little Bet, was gunned down.
Foster, Rhode Island

Jerimoth Hill

As state high-points-by-elevation go this spot is one of the lowest, but for years it was also the hardest to climb.
George Town, Cayman Islands

Ugland House

There is one corporation registered for every three square feet of space in this inconspicuous office building.
George Town, Cayman Islands

George Town

The capital of the Cayman Islands is a center of offshore banking, but gets battered by blistering hurricanes.
Key West, Florida

Key West Cemetery

The island residents are known for taking their quirky sense of humor with them to the grave.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
Titusville, Pennsylvania

Drake Well Museum

Where the oil industry began.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

reCARstruction

A giant ball made from pieces of an old Jeep.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Original Puppets from 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

The residents of the Land of Make-Believe live without much fanfare within the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Roslyn Place

The last street in Pittsburgh that's paved with wood.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Bugsy Siegel Monument

An overlooked monument to the celebrity gangster who helped put the sin in Sin City.
Boonsboro, Maryland

Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Bizarre Cavern.
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Birthplace of the Steamboat

A monument marks the location of the first successful steamboat demonstration.
Cassadaga, New York

Lily Dale Spiritualist Community

Town full of spiritualists, some of whom are mediums, is still in full swing after 130 years.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Arcade

Funded by John D. Rockefeller, this is one of the earliest, and most beautiful, shopping arcades in America.
East Liverpool, Ohio

The Starting Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey

After covering almost 1.5 billion acres, the survey's still not finished.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Homewood Cemetery

A quiet, gothic haven nestled between Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill and Point Breeze neighborhoods.
Versailles, Ohio

Annie Oakley's Grave

The final resting place of the most famous sharpshooter.
Powell, Ohio

Chief Leatherlips Monument

A Native American chief known for never breaking a promise met his end after signing a deal with white settlers.
Burnsville, North Carolina

Mount Mitchell

The highest point in North Carolina and the United States east of the Mississippi River, Mount Mitchell is named after argumentative explorer Elisha Mitchell.