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The Drive-Thru is next to the Museum of Wonder.
Seale, Alabama

The Drive-Thru Museum

A wealth of local folk art, unusual collections, antiques and curios, without ever leaving your car.
32.3293, -85.1682
The bright green Astroturf that surrounds the graves of Hank Williams and his wife Audrey.
Montgomery, Alabama

Hank Williams's Gravesite

The country music legend's grave is surrounded by Astroturf because fans kept plucking out the grass.
32.3854, -86.2911
3/4 scale replica of Gorrie's patented ice machine, on display at the Museum.
Apalachicola, Florida

John Gorrie Ice Machine Museum

Of course the guy with the first patent for an ice machine lived in Florida.
29.7246, -84.9852
Memorial to Leroy Brown in his now permanent home.
Eufaula, Alabama

Memorial to Leroy Brown

That bass was as bad a fish as any angler ever knew.
31.8930, -85.1405
You'll never unsee it now.
Washington, 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.
38.8903, -77.0332
Lenses and antique bottles
Carrabelle, Florida

Carrabelle Bottle House

The bottle house obsession struck a Florida man in his retirement, and now he can't stop building.
29.8467, -84.6599
Lapham-Patterson House
Thomasville, Georgia

Lapham-Patterson House

A beautifully detailed Victorian house designed to be easy to flee, built by a man haunted by fire.
30.8455, -83.9830
Detail of the Steiner-Lobman and Teague Hardware Buildings in Montgomery, Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama

Casket on the Steiner-Lobman Building

The whimsical construction on the roof has given rise to many a Montgomery myth about its contents.
32.3802, -86.3118
Hank Williams' Death Car. (Creative Commons)
Montgomery, Alabama

Hank Williams' Death Car

Cadillac where country's first big star was found dead
32.3793, -86.3109
Sun porch.
Montgomery, Alabama

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum

The former home of the hard partying literary power couple is now one of the only museums devoted to their story
32.3587, -86.2924
Spectre Set Ruins
Millbrook, Alabama

Spectre Set Ruins

The remains of a fairytale small town built for the film "Big Fish" still stand around a run down main street
32.4480, -86.3316
Enterprise, Alabama

Boll Weevil Monument

Monument to the cotton-destroying boll weevil
31.3144, -85.8539
The bathhouse on the Suwanee River.
White Springs, Florida

White Sulfur Springs Ruins

The abandoned bathhouse is all that remains of the hot springs considered Florida's original tourist attraction.
30.3299, -82.7607
Ruby Falls.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Ruby Falls

The mysterious wonder of an underground waterfall is illuminated by multicolored lights.
35.0191, -85.3394
Hammering Man close-up
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

This working class sculpture pounds his hammer all the livelong day.
47.6070, -122.3381
An 18th century detention hall.
St. Augustine, Florida

Dungeon Under the Stairs at the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

It's a pretty creepy lock-up.
29.8973, -81.3136
The Allman Brothers Grave
Macon, Georgia

Rose Hill Cemetery

At Macon’s oldest cemetery two members of Allman Brothers are buried side by side.
32.8479, -83.6333
Tallahassee, Florida

Sod Cemetery

An unusual college football tradition involves burying pieces of sod from competitors' turf, replete with tiny coffins and headstones.
30.4372, -84.3029
Stones and Henge, respectively.
England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
51.1797, -1.8265
The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door
51.4775, 0.0000
Traffic Light Tree
London, England

Traffic Light Tree

A student driver's nightmare
51.5063, -0.0149
Exterior view of the Abbey
Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey

This well-preserved Cistercian Abbey in a romantic pastoral setting has inspired artists like the poet Wordsworth.
51.6969, -2.6770
Ianto's Shrine
Cardiff, Wales

Ianto's Shrine

An impromptu shrine appeared shortly after beloved "Torchwood" character Ianto Jones was killed off the show.
51.4630, -3.1653
Jacksonville Interchange Spiral from above.
Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Interchange Spiral

Must form and function forever remain at odds? Not if the Florida Department of Transportation has its way.
30.2532, -81.5162