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Garst Museum
Greenville, Ohio

Garst Museum

A small town museum celebrates the history of the Ohio county that produced Annie Oakley and other famous figures.
40.1072, -84.6348
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

The world's tallest doric column is this Ohio monument to a naval victory in the War of 1812.
41.6529, -82.8130
Warren G. Harding Home.
Marion, Ohio

Warren G. Harding Home

Among the artifacts at the home of one of America's least favorite presidents is a urinal with some of his actual pee.
40.5865, -83.1216
The original Air Force One.
Riverside, Ohio

SAM 26000

You can walk through the first Boeing Air Force One, which famously carried JFK's casket from Dallas back to D.C.
39.7808, -84.1094
The Maria Stein Convent.
Maria Stein, Ohio

Maria Stein Convent

One of the largest collections of holy relics in the country.
40.4159, -84.4743
A gift from Mussolini to the city of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Twin Lakes Capitoline Wolf

Mussolini gave Cincinnati a bronze statue of Romulus and Remus suckling at a wolf's teats.
39.1176, -84.4879
Warren G. Harding Tomb
Marion, Ohio

President Warren G. Harding's Tomb

This presidential tomb was not dedicated until years after Harding's death due to personal controversy.
40.5744, -83.1178
Campbell Hill, the Highest Point in Ohio
Bellefontaine, Ohio

Campbell Hill

In this relatively flat state the highest point is an honored place.
40.3721, -83.7199
Exterior in color
Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Trust Rotunda Building

Marvel at this turn-of-the-century masterpiece that has been turned into a rather stately supermarket.
41.5000, -81.6861
Longaberger's home office.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
40.0635, -82.3453
Aerial view of the Fifth Y-Bridge
Zanesville, Ohio

Zanesville Y-Bridge

A favorite of Amelia Earhart, ranking among those rare bridges that can be crossed without changing sides of the river.
39.9404, -82.0143
Monarch Wine Company Ruins, June 2016
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelleys Island Winery Ruins

These beautiful wineries were at the center of Lake Erie's "grape belt" back when the Midwest dominated American wine production.
41.6014, -82.7294
The Shawshank Trail
Mansfield, Ohio

The Shawshank Trail

Superfans of The Shawshank Redemption can take a driving tour of most of the films real locations.
40.7842, -82.5025
The James A. Garfield Memorial
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

James A. Garfield's Memorial and Tomb

The only presidential monument to display a late POTUS's actual casket.
41.5100, -81.5914
Kewpee Angel
Lima, Ohio

Kewpee Hamburgers

This burger joint is named after everyone's favorite carnival prize and is adorned with a giant one over the door.
40.7477, -84.1075
Miamisburg, Ohio

Miamisburg Mound

The largest ancient burial mound in Ohio.
39.6272, -84.2810
Annie Oakley's grave.
Versailles, Ohio

Annie Oakley's Grave

The final resting place of the most famous sharpshooter.
40.2605, -84.5604
Mac-O-Chee Castle
West Liberty, Ohio

Piatt Castles

This pair of eccentric Ohio castles were built by a pair of brothers who wanted to bring a bit of class to the Ohio wilderness.
40.2511, -83.7269
Glacial Grooves
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age.
41.6136, -82.7054
Outside of the Ohio State Reformatory.
Mansfield, Ohio

Ohio State Reformatory

Prison made famous by The Shawshank Redemption has been out of commission since 1990.
40.7837, -82.5028
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Crystal Cave

Take a drunken tour inside the world's largest known geode.
41.6466, -82.8267
Wawa Goose
Wawa, Ontario

Wawa Goose

This giant roadside goose has been hailing travelers into a small Ontario town for over 50 years.
47.9816, -84.7806
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Tesla Monument

Niagara Falls holds a special place in Nikola Tesla's history, so they put a statue on it.
43.0816, -79.0784
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
43.0911, -79.0741