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The site of the battle in 2007
Farmington, Pennsylvania

Jumonville Glen

The site of the little-known Pennsylvania battle that sparked the Seven Years' War.
39.8191, -79.5879
Stratton Spring
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Mineral Springs

There are eight natural springs around town, each with a slightly different taste.
38.8581, -104.9172
One of many Anti-Saloon League Cartoon
Westerville, Ohio

Anti-Saloon League Museum

Artifacts fill the old headquarters of the hugely influential political movement to ban alcohol in the United States.
40.1229, -82.9294
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
Mars Flying Saucer
Mars, Pennsylvania

Mars Flying Saucer

Could it have picked a better place to land?
40.6961, -80.0103
Uncleaned parts of the columns.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mellon Institute Columns

Sections of the iconic limestone columns have been left uncleaned as a reminder of the city's polluted past.
40.4461, -79.9510
Eternal Flame in the Avenue of Flags
Hermitage, Pennsylvania

Avenue of 444 Flags

An American flag was erected for every day that passed during the Iranian Hostage Crisis.
41.2334, -80.4617
It has been used in hundreds of experiments since 1971.
Athens, Ohio

John E. Edwards Particle Accelerator

A rare particle accelerator with a tremendous energy range is tucked away at Ohio University.
39.3240, -82.0999
Mothman Statue
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Statue

This red-eyed chrome beast pays homage to the popular modern myth of West Virginia's insectoid monster.
38.8426, -82.1388
Mothman Museum
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Museum

A small storefront museum explores the history and myth of West Virginia's famous urban legend.
38.8428, -82.1386
The Cleveland Arcade
Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Arcade

Funded by John D. Rockefeller, this is one of the earliest, and most beautiful, shopping arcades in America.
41.5000, -81.6903
Lincoln holding a rifle, freeing the slaves
Cleveland, Ohio

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

The only depiction of Abraham Lincoln holding a weapon, and the names of all 9,000 Cuyahoga veterans of the Civil War.
41.4995, -81.6929
Alan Freed memorial at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland.
Cleveland, Ohio

Grave of Alan Freed

A jukebox headstone marks the grave of the Cleveland disc jockey credited with coining the term “rock 'n' roll."
41.5141, -81.5928
Up close image of the giant stamp
Cleveland, Ohio

World's Largest Rubber Stamp

Cleveland's giant "free" stamp is a nod to the Civil War, but was misinterpreted for years.
41.5054, -81.6925
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
The statue appears to weep.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Haserot Angel

The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker.
Sponsored by Dogfish Head Brewery
Detailed ceiling and artwork is still preserved
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
Robots mid-repair.
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Fraley's Robot Repair

A retrofuturistic art installation in the Pittsburgh Airport.
40.4957, -80.2562
Geological (it should be Geographical) Marker
Athens, Wisconsin

45 X 90 Geographical Marker

The center of the only hemisphere that awards visitors with a commemorative coin.
44.9992, -90.0040
Orchard Park, New York

Eternal Flame Falls at Chestnut Ridge County Park

A natural gas leak provides a flickering flame beneath a waterfall.
42.7139, -78.7628
The front entrance along Niagara Square
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
42.8866, -78.8792
Eliot Memorial Bridge and Tower
Milton, Massachusetts

Great Blue Hill

The hill that gave the Massachusett tribe, and later the state, its name.
42.2120, -71.1156
Entrance to the Dee
Houghton, Michigan

Dee Stadium

The birthplace of professional hockey on the shores of Portage Lake.
47.1229, -88.5651
The Immaculate Reception Monument
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Immaculate Reception Monument

This spot memorializes one of the greatest plays in NFL history, unless you happen to be a Raiders fan.
40.4467, -80.0128