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Port Townsend, Washington

Port Townsend City Hall

City Council meetings still happen in his historic building, impeccably preserved on the inside.
Seattle, Washington

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Allowing humans and fish alike to migrate from freshwater to saltwater and back again.
Seattle, Washington

Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens

A young botanist's horticultural vision realized through a lifetime of planting, tending, and collecting seeds.
Seattle, Washington

Ballard Bridge

Granting the right of way to ships over surface traffic since 1917.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Tacoma, Washington

Graffiti Garages

This parking garage has given itself over to graffiti artists and the neighborhood can't thank them enough.
Wellington, New Zealand

Colossal Squid

The world's only complete colossal squid specimen is on display at the Te Papa Museum.
Paris, France

Musée National de la Marine

Museum on French naval history, with magnificent figureheads, a historic diving suit, and a boat used by Napoleon.
Port Costa, California

The Warehouse Cafe

Where the polar bear watches over everything, and every drink is a double.
Alamo, California

The Cow Bones of Mount Diablo

Cows on a ranch are commonplace, scattered cow bones everywhere? Not so much.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
Vallejo, California

Mare Island

The former Naval shipyard is open for exploring - mostly.
San Francisco, California

Balmy Alley Murals

Stunning street art as political theater for the masses.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Boston, Massachusetts

Bell Ringing Chamber at Old North Church

The oldest working bell set in North America, the bells at Old North Church sat silent for their first four years in Massachusetts.
Boston, Massachusetts

Ancient Crypt

1100 souls found their resting place in the basement of Old North Church.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of Boston's First Bell

The first bell ever cast in Boston was cast by Paul Revere...and sounded terrible.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.