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Courtyard monument.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Bugsy Siegel Monument

An overlooked monument to the celebrity gangster who helped put the sin in Sin City.
36.1159, -115.1706
Boonsboro, Maryland

Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Bizarre Cavern.
39.4989, -77.6763
The front entrance along Niagara Square
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
42.8866, -78.8792
The monument overlooks the potomac river, where the first steamboat sailed
Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Birthplace of the Steamboat

A monument marks the location of the first successful steamboat demonstration.
39.4333, -77.7998
Inspiration Stump
Cassadaga, New York

Lily Dale Spiritualist Community

Town full of spiritualists, some of whom are mediums, is still in full swing after 130 years.
42.3508, -79.3257
The Cleveland Arcade
Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Arcade

Funded by John D. Rockefeller, this is one of the earliest, and most beautiful, shopping arcades in America.
41.5000, -81.6903
The monument's front.
East Liverpool

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

After covering almost 1.5 billion acres, the survey's still not finished.
40.6426, -80.5191
Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Homewood Cemetery

A quiet, gothic haven nestled between Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill and Point Breeze neighborhoods.
40.4402, -79.9127
Annie Oakley's grave.
Versailles, Ohio

Annie Oakley's Grave

The final resting place of the most famous sharpshooter.
40.2605, -84.5604
Waving from the lookout point inside the statue
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.
40.1180, -83.1110
Cloudy Forest View
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.
35.7650, -82.2651
The Marland Hights District of Weirton, West Virginia.
Weirton, West Virginia

Weirton

In an odd geographic anomaly this city borders two different states on opposite sides of town.
40.4136, -80.5880
William McKinley Memorial
Canton, Ohio

William McKinley Memorial

The 25th President's marble casket can be visited in this classical Ohio tomb.
40.8074, -81.3932
Mausoleum with Statue
Canton, Ohio

McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Mausoleums, astronomy, and animatronic dinosaurs at this memorial to an assassinated American president.
40.8064, -81.3925
Historic Navy Pier
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
41.8916, -87.6079
Lower Lower Wacker Drive.
Chicago, Illinois

Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Illegal drag racing two stories beneath Chicago’s streets.
41.8869, -87.6296
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange, and purposeful, humming noise.
40.7585, -73.9853
New York, New York

Please Don't Tell

Dodge prohibitionists and slide through the telephone booth in Crif Dogs.
40.7271, -73.9837
The exterior of the Hall of Records
Keystone, South Dakota

Hall of Records in Mount Rushmore

Hidden behind Lincoln's head is a 70-foot-long chamber containing enamel plates documenting American history, sealed in a teakwood box in a titanium vault.
43.8791, -103.4591
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
43.9933, -102.2418
Rooster Cemetery.
Key West, Florida

Blue Heaven Rooster Cemetery

A small poultry graveyard in the courtyard of a popular Key West watering hole.
24.5517, -81.8028
"Time for Fun", Key West, Florida
Key West, Florida

Time for Fun

This statue inspired by Renoir's famous painting embodies the jovial spirit of Key West.
24.5584, -81.8068
From "Los Mariachi's"
Trenton, New Jersey

Hamilton Station Statues

These 20-foot sculptures will help guide you from the local train station to the local sculpture garden.
40.2520, -74.7057
West Windsor Township, New Jersey

"War of the Worlds" Monument

A bronze monument to the infamous "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast in the real New Jersey town where the fictional Martians crash-landed.
40.3132, -74.6055