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Savannah, Georgia

Grave of Gracie Watson

More than a century after her death, Little Gracie Watson remains one of Savannah's most often-visited residents.
Arlington, Virginia

Abner Doubleday Gravesite

Though his role as the inventor of baseball may be up for debate, fans still festoon Doubleday's grave with baseballs.
Arlington, Virginia

Lockerbie Memorial Cairn

A gift from Scotland to the United States in memory of the 270 lives lost when Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie due to a terrorist bombing.
Arlington, Virginia

McKee Grave

In what is rumored to be an intentional act of spite, this memorial almost completely obscures the nearby grave of a senior officer.
Annapolis, Maryland

The Tripoli Monument

The oldest military monument in the United States.
Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank Telescope

The world's largest fully steerable radio telescope.
Cabins, West Virginia

Smoke Hole Caverns

Spectacular mineral formations fill these caves, which have been used for everything from smoking meat to stashing illicit liquor.
Sponsored by West Virginia Department of Tourism
Keyser, West Virginia

Pinnacle Knob Fire Tower

This former fire tower found new life as a communications hub complete with a scenic overlook.
Arlington, Virginia

Mary Randolph Gravesite

Recorded as the first person buried in Arlington Cemetery.
Fairbanks, Alaska

Haul Road (Dalton Highway)

This gravelly, dangerous highway is the only road in the United States that leads to the Arctic Ocean.
Ormond Beach, Florida

Ormond Beach Watchtower

A replica of one of the more than 15,000 civilian lookout towers that lined the U.S. coast during World War II.
Ormond Beach, Florida

Dummett Sugar Mill Ruins

The ruins of a once-thriving sugarcane plantation that was burned in the Second Seminole War.
Palm Coast, Florida

The Rocks - Washington Oaks State Park

A secret, rocky playground hidden amongst the plain white beaches of the Florida coast.
Bunnell, Florida

The Old Brick Road

Part of a highway network meant to connect Miami to Montreal, this 10-mile stretch of road made from red bricks is still around 100 years later.
Washington, D.C.

Harewood Lodge

One of the first Second Empire-style buildings constructed in North America.
Silver Spring, Maryland

The Red Door Country Store

This general store has stood in the same spot for well over a century.
Covington, Virginia

Humpback Bridge

The oldest arched-covered bridge in Virginia has truly withstood the test of time.
Alexandria, Virginia

Wilkes Street Tunnel

This brick-lined pedestrian walkway was once a railway tunnel used during the Civil War.
Lorton, Virginia

Mount Air Historic Site

This homestead was occupied by Union soldiers, who believed the owners were signaling Confederate forces.
Poolesville, Maryland

Seneca Schoolhouse

The oldest surviving one-room schoolhouse in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Poolesville, Maryland

Planetary Radio Emissions Discovery Site

Using a massive antenna made up of five miles of wire, two scientists tuned into organic radio waves from the planet Jupiter.
Poolesville, Maryland

John Poole House

Dating to 1793, this is the oldest building in Poolesville.
Morgantown, West Virginia

Morgantown PRT

This university transit system is a 1970's vision of the future.
Dickerson, Maryland

Warren Historic Site

Once the center of a thriving early Black community called Martinsburg.