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Manheim, Pennsylvania

Big Chiques Bridge #4

One of the few remaining covered bridges in Lancaster County.
Baltimore, Maryland

'Man/Woman'

Public opinion is still divided on this enormous sculpture in front of Baltimore's Penn Station.
Baltimore, Maryland

The Horse You Came In On Saloon

A 200-year-old bar with a cheeky name claims to have served Edgar Allan Poe his final drink.
Baltimore, Maryland

Ministry of Brewing

An abandoned church gets a second life as a massive beer hall and event space.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
Baltimore, Maryland

Site of Edgar Allan Poe's Death

The site where Poe "in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance" likely died.
Verona Island, Maine

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

The first bridge observation tower in the U.S. offers one of the best views of Maine.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Grand Court Organ

The sounds of the world's largest fully functioning pipe organ dazzle shoppers at a Philadelphia Macy's.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Baltimore, Maryland

Phoenix Shot Tower

Once America's tallest structure, now a Baltimore landmark.
Newfield, New Jersey

Matchbox Road Museum

Thousands of Matchbox cars spanning generations call this New Jersey barn home.
Lacey Township, New Jersey

Popcorn Park Zoo

A unusual sanctuary for abused and exotic animals in South Jersey.
Cape May, New Jersey

Bunker At Cape May Point

World War II bunker still standing on the New Jersey beach.
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Step inside Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Building

The first American department store, and home to the largest operating musical instrument in the world.
Ephrata, Pennsylvania

The Ephrata Cloister

What looks like a simple quaint estate in rural Pennsylvania was in the 18th century home to a small monastic community.
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Indian Echo Caverns

These tourist trap caverns are said to be the former home of a legendary Pennsylvania Hermit.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg's Mini Statue of Liberty

A local prank turned town icon.
Lewes, Delaware

The Cannonball House

The historic home still shows the scars from a little run-in with the British in 1813.
Columbia, Pennsylvania

National Watch and Clock Museum

North America’s largest collection of horological devices and home to a colossal clock with a dizzying array of features.
Airville, Pennsylvania

Indian Steps Museum

A small museum along the Susquehanna River is home to a rich collection of Native American artifacts.
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

Rehmeyer's Hollow

The Home and murder site of the witch of Rehmeyers Hollow.
Lititz, Pennsylvania

Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

Don't get it twisted: This is the oldest pretzel bakery in the United States.