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Timms Hill
Ogema, Wisconsin

Timms Hill

The highest point in Wisconsin is capped by two towers that are not as mythic as Tolkien's but provide much better views.
45.4537, -90.1990
Forest at the top of Mount Rogers.
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Mount Rogers

The highest point in Virginia can only be reached by passing through ponies and flowers.
36.6598, -81.5446
The Chin of Mount Mansfield
Stowe, Vermont

Mount Mansfield

The highest peak in the state of Vermont has some interesting features.
44.5437, -72.8143
Mount Davis
Salisbury, Pennsylvania

Mount Davis

Pennsylvania's highest point is spotted with boulders which were pushed to the surface by nothing but cold.
39.7862, -79.1759
Wheeler Peak
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Wheeler Peak

This highest peak in New Mexico is named after an explorer who had a habit of lending his monicker to peaks.
36.6054, -105.4302
High Point, the Highest Point in New Jersey.
Wantage, New Jersey

High Point Monument

The highest point in New Jersey is marked by a massive, if simply named, obelisk.
41.3209, -74.6616
View to Lake Superior
Skanee, Michigan

Mount Arvon

The honor of highest point in Michigan was almost given to the wrong peak before this mountain won out by 11 inches.
46.7555, -88.1560
Charles Mound
Scales Mound, Illinois

Charles Mound

This family driveway also serves as the highest point in Illinois.
42.4923, -90.2383
The "Green Stake" on Mount Frissell.
Salisbury, Connecticut

South Slope of Mount Frissell

The highest point in Connecticut was incorrectly memorialized before surveyors discovered the actual spot.
42.0497, -73.4821
The Highest Point in Arkansas
Paris, Arkansas

Magazine Mountain

A large stone map of Arkansas awaits visitors to its highest point.
35.1673, -93.6449
Mount Katahdin
Millinocket, Maine

Mount Katahdin

The highest point in Maine is a grand gift to the state citizens that also happens to be one end of the Appalachian Trail.
45.9045, -68.9223
The Mystery Spot, hidden in plain sight.
Lake George, New York

Lake George Mystery Spot

A mysterious echo seems to defy the laws of acoustics.
43.4226, -73.7130
The Testimonial Gateway from the eastern approach
New Paltz, New York

Mohonk Testimonial Gateway

This stone gatehouse was once the entrance to a historic mountain resort, and it had a cameo in a cheesy cult horror movie.
41.7450, -74.1185
North Adams, Massachusetts

Natural Bridge State Park

Naturally formed white marble arch housed in an abandoned marble quarry from the 1800s.
42.7066, -73.0905
Massachusetts War Memorial Tower at the Summit
Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
42.6376, -73.1662
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

The remains of a community that was forced to move for a dam that never materialized still rot in this Pennsylvania park.
41.0772, -75.0264
Gardners, Pennsylvania

Appalachian Trail Museum

A museum dedicated to the history & joys of the trail & your best chance to see hikers throwing up ice cream.
40.0330, -77.3046
The wall of Fort Frederick
Big Pool, Maryland

Fort Frederick

A star fort along the C&O Canal in western Maryland that protected America in three wars.
39.6135, -78.0062
Catoctin Furnace
Thurmont, Maryland

Catoctin Furnace

A pre-Industrial Age iron furnace that made arms for George Washington’s army.
39.5812, -77.4344
Boonsboro, Maryland

Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Bizarre Cavern.
39.4989, -77.6763
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
John Brown's Fort as it appears today
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

John Brown's Fort

The last holdout of a pre-Civil War rebel who took the matter of slavery into his own hands.
39.3230, -77.7296
One of the two remaining structures of Lost Cove
Erwin, Tennessee

Lost Cove Settlement

Railroad came. People came. Railroad left. Town died.
36.0708, -82.4025
Sliding Rock
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Sliding Rock

Who needs fancy modern water slides when this giant North Carolina rock works just as well?
35.3115, -82.7876