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Warrenton, Oregon

The Wreck of the Peter Iredale

100-year-old shipwreck you can walk up to at low tide.
46.1784, -123.9810
Bill, bathed in everlasting light
Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
39.7333, -105.2386
The Face on the Barroom Floor
Central City, Colorado

The Face on the Barroom Floor

This underfoot portrait is the work of a disgruntled painter inspired by a tragic poem.
39.8009, -105.5132
Steve Canyon Statue
Idaho Springs, Colorado

Steve Canyon Statue

This statue of an obscure comic strip hero stands as a tribute to patriotic service and a cautionary tale about embracing fads.
39.7421, -105.5069
Boston, Massachusetts

Ancient Crypt

1100 souls found their resting place in the basement of Old North Church.
42.3665, -71.0543
Florence, Italy

The Relic of St. Antoninus

The mummified relic of St. Antoninus.
43.7782, 11.2587
Uffington White Horse.
Oxfordshire, England

Uffington White Horse

The granddaddy of English geoglyphs dates back to the late Bronze Age.
51.5777, -1.5666
Coin-operated rides
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade

While most of the games in this arcade take quarters, that would have been a small fortune when they were made.
38.8589, -104.9180
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
39.8112, -77.2247
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

These faux-cliff dwellings allow visitors to climb around on a replica archaeological site.
38.8629, -104.9122
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
Boulder Teahouse
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
40.0157, -105.2770
Outside the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
40.3830, -105.5190
The Ray family, Connecticut's most famous vampire-plagued family
Griswold, Connecticut

Jewett City Vampires

The graves of a Connecticut family thought to be plagued by a vampire.
41.6064, -71.9870
Stones and Henge, respectively.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
51.1797, -1.8265
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Avebury
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
51.4280, -1.8538
Paragliding above Westbury White Horse.
Bratton, England

Westbury White Horse

A giant white horse drawn on an English hillside may not have been intended to be a horse at all.
51.2676, -2.1265
Oxford, England

The Sheldonian Theatre

A theatre built to house the rowdy Oxford graduation ceremonies became the stage for a debate about God's existence.
51.7544, -1.2551
Oxford, United Kingdom

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Used as an example in one of the first dictionary entries for "museum" in 1706.
51.7553, -1.2601
Golden Hinde in London
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
51.5067, -0.0910
Famine sculptures at night in black and white
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin.
53.3480, -6.2501
The GPO at night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
53.3493, -6.2611
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
53.3440, -6.2567