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Baltimore, Maryland

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Meet some of the most prominent figures in Black history through life-sized wax models.
Loveland, Ohio

Harry Andrews' Chateau Laroche

A castle built by an eccentric medieval enthusiast in rural Ohio.
Gaithersburg, Maryland

World's Largest Deadweight Machine

The U.S. government built the million-pound stack of steel during the Space Race.
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Mahoning Drive-In Theater

Featuring the largest CinemaScope screen in Pennsylvania, this drive-in has entertained moviegoers for more than half a century.
Jersey City, New Jersey

Infinity Climber

A playground inspired by differential calculus dangles from the ceiling of the Liberty Science Center.
Princeton, New Jersey

Nassau Hall

Nassau Hall has served as army barracks, a museum, and played a key role in the American Revolution.
Danbury, Connecticut

'Danbury Crowns Them All' Sign

A jewel of early electric boosterism once again charms Connecticut's historic "Hat City."
Brooklyn, New York

'The Dinner Party'

This enormous banquet-themed artwork honors over 1,000 notable women throughout history.
Brooklyn, New York

'Jumping Jack' Power Plant

A mysterious, abandoned building rotting on the Brooklyn waterfront.
New York, New York

Trinity Church Cemetery & Mausoleum

You must take the A train... to the last active cemetery in Manhattan.
Brooklyn, New York

Site of the Great Greenpoint Sewer Explosion

If you were standing here on October 5th, 1950, you'd be dead.
New York, New York

Site of New York Slave Market

Where now stands a 42-story condominium tower of marble, glass and steel was once the central market of New York’s slave trade.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Winery

Brooklyn vintners creating world-class wine in a city not known for its vineyards.
Leominster, Massachusetts

Grave of Joseph Palmer

The right to a full beard is honored by the grave of a man who was attacked and jailed due to his facial hair.
Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Whydah Pirate Museum

This Cape Cod museum exhibits what it claims is the only authenticated pirate treasure in the world.
Lee, Massachusetts

Santarella

Stay at this storybook estate, featuring Sir Henry Hudson Kitson's masterpiece "Gingerbread House."
Laconia, New Hampshire

American Classic Arcade Museum

The largest arcade museum in the world chronicles the golden age of video games which ended promptly in 1987.
Los Angeles, California

Angelus Temple

Church and home-museum of a 1920s female revivalist preacher with a very sordid past.
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Orson Welles Birthplace

The birthplace of a titan of American cinema.
Palmer, Alaska

Castle House

The only house built with a turret, crenellations, and a moat in Palmer, Alaska.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Conanicut Island Lighthouse

This storybook New England home is actually a decommissioned lighthouse.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indian Pueblo Kitchen

Eat like pre-Columbian Native Americans in this New Mexico restaurant within the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
Mount Charleston, Nevada

Silent Heroes of the Cold War National Memorial

A memorial to the unknown and unheralded men and women of the Cold War military and intelligence services.
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance.