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Easley, South Carolina

Tiny Town of Easley

A rapidly disappearing authentic bit of the old south.
Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak

One of the oldest living oak trees in the Southeast.
Louisville, Kentucky

Colonel Sanders' Grave

The grave of the iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken mascot features a bust of the man behind the goatee.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Crescent City Cat Club

A calm and comfortable place to hang out with cats and kittens up for adoption.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery

A building that was once a general store, a speakeasy, and a newspaper office now holds a small gallery filled with New Orleans photography.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Civil Defense Control Center

An abandoned underground bunker not far from downtown New Orleans.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The New Orleans Train Garden

Tiny historical streetcars wind through a small scale version of Crescent City in this whimsical train garden.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

The curiosities and wonders of pharmacy in a delightful historic building.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the city's fascinating voodoo culture.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.
Nashville, Tennessee

President James K. Polk's Tomb

The grave of America's 11th president is not in some grand monument but instead it's hidden away on the grounds of the Tennessee Capital.
Nashville, Tennessee

Timothy Demonbreun's Cave

The small cave that housed Tennessee's "first citizen."
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Watecha Bowl

Chef Lawrence West serves up Indian tacos, wojapi, and other Lakota dishes at the brick-and-mortar incarnation of his popular food truck.
Vermillion, South Dakota

National Music Museum

One of the world's most definitive collections of musical instruments, spanning all cultures and historical periods.
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota.
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
Rugby, North Dakota

The Geographical Center of North America

A monument to the center of the North American continent may be off by a few miles.
Cavalier, North Dakota

Remote Sprint Launcher #3 Missile Site

Part of a secret 1970s nuclear defense program is now open to the public.
Medora, North Dakota

Elkhorn Ranch

The ruins of Theodore Roosevelt's beloved ranch stand in a forgotten corner of a national park named after him.
Brooklyn, New York

Pratt Institute Engine Room

Haven for steampunks.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

The factory for the popular Dumbo location, the Greenpoint shop is a quiet gem.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn-Flatbush Border Line

One of the remaining markers of an era when Brooklyn and Flatbush were separate cities.
Brooklyn, New York

Exxon Pumping Facility

Nondescript building owned by ExxonMobil working on siphoning Greenpoint Oil Spill out of the ground.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Savings Bank Subway Branch

Before online banking and smartphone apps, there was "commuter banking" in the subway in Downtown Brooklyn.