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Dallas, Texas

The Texas Woofus

A mythical chimera first sculpted in 1936 as a mix of the main animals of Texas livestock.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Maxwell Blade’s Odditorium and Curiosities Museum

An ever-growing collection of rare and strange objects owned by local Arkansas illusionist Maxwell Blade.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Quito, Mississippi

Robert Johnson's Headstone at Payne Chapel

Though Johnson is not actually buried here, an Atlanta-based band sponsored a headstone for him.
Jackson, Mississippi

Big Apple Inn

The humble hole-in-the-wall is home to an incredible pig ear sandwich and serious civil rights history.
Meridian, Mississippi

Soulé Steam Feed Works

The last intact steam engine factory in the United States.
Iuka, Mississippi

Yellow Creek Nuclear Power Plant

Instead of becoming a power plant, this abandoned complex became a massive letdown.
Natchez, Mississippi

'Turning Angel' Statue

This monument to the victims of a tragic explosion is said to turn and look at passing cars.
Tucson, Arizona

Lisa Frank Factory

The fading, forgotten remains of a once bright and booming factory.