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London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
London, England

Roman Wharf Timber

The 2,000-year-old beam is tucked within the pedestrian entrance to the old London Bridge.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
Marietta, Ohio

The Mound Cemetery

At the center of this cemetery stands a 2,000-year-old burial mound of the Adena culture.
Lexington, Kentucky

Bondurant's Pharmacy

A pharmacy built in the shape of a mortar and pestle.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Jbeil, Lebanon

Byblos Archaeological Site

A patchwork of ruins from various civilizations in one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities.
Beirut, Lebanon

The Egg

This modernist cinema has survived war and reconstruction to become a symbol of Lebanon’s revolutionary spirit.
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-foot-diameter hole is touted as "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
London, England

Cleopatra's Needle Shrapnel Scars

This ancient Egyptian obelisk still bears the wounds of World War I.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

West Virginia State Farm Museum

The farming museum contains an extensive taxidermy collection, including the world's largest stuffed horse.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

This replica makes Nashville the "Athens of the South."
Nashville, Tennessee

Dragon Park

This popular park is home to a sea serpent sculpture that now overshadows the twisted history of its creation.
Marietta, Ohio

B&O Harmar Bridge

This historic Ohio bridge is adorned with fanciful locks left behind by loving couples.
London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
Hatteras, North Carolina

Hatteras Weather Bureau Station

This historic sunny-yellow building has an unfortunate connection to the sinking of the Titanic.
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts.
Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Old Fort Harrod State Park

A full-scale replica of a 1774 colonial settlement in Kentucky.
Washington, D.C.

District of Columbia Center Point

A little marble compass above George Washington's (empty) tomb in the Capitol marks where D.C.'s four quadrants intersect.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
Washington, D.C.

Bare-Chested George Washington

Perhaps the most scandalous statue of America's first president.
Logan, Ohio

The Caves of Hocking Hills State Park

Rare recess caves fill this unbelievably beautiful Ohio park.
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Berkeley Springs Castle

A wealthy widow lived the high life in this Gilded Age country house.
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza.