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Boston, Massachusetts

Edgar Allan Poe Square

The Boston square dedicated to the dark poet who was born nearby.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota.
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water, jackalopes, and a giant dinosaur.
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more than you think it is...
Orchard Park, New York

Eternal Flame Falls at Chestnut Ridge County Park

A natural gas leak provides a flickering flame beneath a waterfall.
Holliston, Massachusetts

Holliston Moon Tree

This American Sycamore was grown from seeds that accompanied the Apollo 14 mission in 1971.
Hopkinton, Massachusetts

'Spirit of the Marathon'

A monument to the winner of the 1946 Boston Marathon, Greek runner Stylianos Kyriakides.
Natick, Massachusetts

Horatio Alger House

The American author whose "rags-to-riches" stories were popular during the Gilded Age.
Ashland, Massachusetts

The Devil's Den

This cave was once thought to be a hiding place for the devil.
Framingham, Massachusetts

Grave of Peter Salem

The final resting place of a free Black soldier who played a pivotal role in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Berkley, Massachusetts

Dighton Rock

A coastal rock outcrop with mysterious inscriptions variously attributed to Native Americans, Portuguese, Phoenicians, Norse, and more.
Boston, Massachusetts

Leonard A. Grimes Residence

The Boston home of a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles Sumner Birthplace Plaque

A plaque marking the famous abolitionist's birthplace often overlooked by visitors to the nearby Charles Sumner House.
Leominster, Massachusetts

Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park

Funded entirely by volunteers and donors this military memorial features a tank with a comedy line on its barrel.
Leominster, Massachusetts

Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed

The proud hometown of an American legend has honored their favorite son with what seems to be a gravestone.
Brookline, Massachusetts

Last Known Whereabouts of Barbara Newhall Follett

The 1920s child prodigy author was last seen here at her Brookline home before vanishing at age 25.
Boston, Massachusetts

Malcolm X and Ella Little-Collins House

Malcolm X's house during his most formative years faces an uncertain future.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Mµseum - The Tiny Museum

The self-proclaimed world's smallest museum, located next to a Massachusetts sandwich chain.
Medford, Massachusetts

Black Dahlia Memorial

Massachusetts memorial to murder victim Elizabeth Short near the spot where she was born.
Medford, Massachusetts

Site of 'Jingle Bells' Composition

The classic Christmas carol was written at this Massachusetts tavern in 1850.
Auburn, Massachusetts

Goddard Rocket Launching Site

A small obelisk commemorates the launch site of the world's first liquid-fueled rocket.