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Marion, Ohio

Warren G. Harding Presidential Home

Featuring one of the most complete and original collections of Presidential memorabilia, this is the site of the last front porch presidential campaigns.
Bellevue, Ohio

Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum

In northern Ohio, the glorious past of America's trains is on full display.
Fostoria, Ohio

Fostoria Iron Triangle Railpark

Train fans from all over flock to this railroad viewing park where three lines converge.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Cow Head

Standing guard on top of an old, vacant ice cream shop.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Detroit, Michigan

Eight Mile Wall

A painted-over wall in Detroit originally built to segregate a black community from an adjacent white development.
Detroit, Michigan

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

The birthplace of the Ford Model T is now a museum full of antique cars.
Detroit, Michigan

Lincoln Street Art Park

This former industrial site has transformed into a community sculpture garden that hosts monthly Full Moon parties.
Detroit, Michigan

Fisher Body Plant 21

Glass and concrete building designed by Albert Kahn.
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Children's Zoo

The bones of an old zoo crumbling in the shadow of a new one.
Detroit, Michigan

Packard Automotive Plant

The concrete shell of an industry giant remains as a playground for graffiti artists, auto scrappers, and paintball warriors.
Detroit, Michigan

Southwestern High School

This empty Detroit high school was too expensive to maintain or destroy.
Delaware, Ohio

The Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace Gas Station

A gas station has taken the place of the home of the 19th American President.
Elmore, Ohio

Elmore Tombstone Derby

Halloween spirit is alive and well in this small town, where residents race motorized caskets in a yearly tradition.
West Liberty, Ohio

Ohio Caverns

These sub-farmland caves are home to a majestic stalactite known as the "Crystal King."
McArthur, Ohio

Moonville Tunnel

The only remnant of a small mining town is an abandoned railroad tunnel that is steeped in ghostly lore.
Mansfield, Ohio

Ohio State Reformatory

Prison made famous by The Shawshank Redemption has been out of commission since 1990.
Logan, Ohio

The Caves of Hocking Hills State Park

Rare recess caves fill this unbelievably beautiful Ohio park.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Haserot Angel

The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker.
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Crystal Cave

Take a drunken tour inside the world's largest known geode.
West Liberty, Ohio

Piatt Castles

This pair of eccentric Ohio castles were built by a pair of brothers who wanted to bring a bit of class to the Ohio wilderness.
East Cleveland, Ohio

Warner and Swasey Observatory

This lovely university observatory continues to sit abandoned since its potential savior was sent to jail for fraud.
Dublin, Ohio

Cornhenge

The inventor of a number of hybrid corn species is immortalized with a field of giant corn.