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North Adams, Massachusetts

Harmonic Bridge

Resonating tubes make music from highway overpass.
Florida, Massachusetts

The Elk on the Trail

A war memorial that appears to ascend from its forested setting.
Lancaster, Massachusetts

The Big Apple of New England

The biggest apple in all of New England stands 10 feet tall and weighs over 1,000 pounds.
Natick, Massachusetts

Natick Praying Indian Burying Ground

A small burial ground honoring Native American veterans of the Revolutionary War.
Dedham, Massachusetts

Fairbanks House

The oldest surviving wood-frame building in North America is still in the family.
Berlin, Massachusetts

Grave of Don Featherstone

The gravestone of the man who designed the plastic pink flamingo is adorned with his most famous creation.
Walpole, Massachusetts

Bird Memorial Clock Tower

This clock tower is all that remains of Bird Hall, constructed by one of the founding families of this Massachusetts town.
Easton, Massachusetts

Borderland State Park Mansion

The sprawling, eccentric estate of Ames and Ames, a brilliant botanist, and a genius inventor and artist.
Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Bridgewater Seal Statue

This large granite seal outside a Massachusetts funeral home comes with a surprising dedication.
Halifax, Massachusetts

The Legs of Myles Standish

A pair of 7-foot legs belonging to the military man of the Mayflower stand jauntily by the side of the road.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Club Hubba Hubba Sign

The last standing piece of a famous Honolulu landmark.
Duxbury, Massachusetts

Myles Standish Burial Ground

It took 275 years and four burials to finally put the Mayflower’s most famous passenger to rest.
Boston, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge Smoot Measurements

In 1958, an MIT fraternity pledge laid down on this bridge and instituted a new, unique unit of measurement.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Sulphur Springs

Come for the springs; stay for the mud bath.
Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Gros Piton

The larger of two volcanic peaks rising out of the crystalline waters of the Caribbean.
Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns

400 million-year old limestone caverns nestled in the Ozarks served as shelter and a hideout for cultures throughout North American history.
Springfield, Missouri

Fantastic Caverns

The show pony of cave systems, Fantastic Caverns manages to live up to its name.
Columbia, Missouri

Blind Boone House

The modest, restored home of the legendary ragtime musician John William "Blind" Boone.
Iowa City, Iowa

'Sitting Man'

How did the 110-foot limestone statue cross the road?
Iowa City, Iowa

World’s Largest Wooden Nickel

This 16-foot-diameter wooden coin has been standing in Iowa City since 2006.
Amana, Iowa

Ronneburg Restaurant

What was once a communal kitchen now serves heaping portions of hearty German fare.
Amana, Iowa

High Amana General Store

Step back in time while shopping inside this local store.
San Diego, California

Fathom Bistro, Bait, and Tackle

Get fishing gear and craft beer at this restaurant on the pier.