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A closeup of the plaque.
Bridgewater, New Jersey

The Spot Where WWI Ended

American involvement in World War I officially ended in 1921 in New Jersey, three years late and thousands of miles from the battlefield.
40.5770, -74.6314
Aaron Burr's Grave in the Princeton University's Presidents Plot
Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton Cemetery

The final resting place of many of New Jersey's most famous residents, as well as U.S. history's most in-vogue antagonist, Aaron Burr.
40.3540, -74.6595
Sharpshooter tree memorial
Washington, D.C.

Sharpshooter's Tree

A diminutive plaque recalls the treetop sniper who almost killed Abe Lincoln.
38.9736, -77.0279
Fort Washington, Maryland

Fort Foote Rodman Guns

A mammoth pair of Civil War artillery guns abandoned out in the forest.
38.7677, -77.0289
The gravestone for Evelyn Y. Davis before the addition of the fourth divorce.
Washington, D.C.

Evelyn Y. Davis's Gravestone

A memorial to a still-living shareholder activist feared by CEOs around the United States.
38.9476, -77.0120
A close-up of the saber tooth tiger.
Washington, D.C.

Glenwood Cemetery's Chainsaw Sculptures

The towering figures were created from the cemetery's fallen old-growth trees.
38.9231, -77.0065
The propeller can currently be found in the Air and Space Museum.
Washington, D.C.

NASA Full Scale Wind Tunnel Propeller

While most wind tunnels test scale models, the "Cave of Winds" was large enough for actual airplanes.
38.8872, -77.0210
A discreet entrance to the White House.
Washington, D.C.

Secret Entrance to the White House

The winding route passes through an enclosed alleyway, two tunnels, and leads to the White House basement.
38.9001, -77.0346
Civil War Nurses Memorial
Washington, D.C.

Civil War Nurses Memorial

A bas relief commemorates the "Nuns of the Battlefield" who cared for soldiers on both sides of the conflict.
38.9058, -77.0402
The plaque in foreview, with JFK's green doorstep across the street.
Washington, D.C.

Freezing Newsmen Plaque

A small token of gratitude from freezing cold journalists who were given a warm haven while covering JFK's inauguration.
38.9067, -77.0663
Disco Barbie Pond.
Washington, D.C.

Barbie Pond on Avenue Q

A rotating cast of guys and dolls in front of a Washington, D.C. building.
38.9109, -77.0341
Washington, D.C.

Legislative Bell System

An ear-piercing buzzer calls lawmakers to a vote with a series of long and short rings to form coded messages.
38.8905, -77.0091
Power lines running through the Meadowlands.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, WWII-era London, and dead mobsters galore.
40.8267, -74.0721
Front of the old Tabulating Machine Co. building on 31st Street.
Washington, D.C.

The Tabulating Machine Co.

The early data processor factory founded in Washington for the 1890 U.S. Census went on to become IBM.
38.9045, -77.0617
Park entrance today
Catskill, New York

Catskill Game Farm

The abandoned ruins of America's first private zoo are open for exploration in the Catskills.
42.2239, -73.9891
Amazing swans.
Windsor, United KIngdom

The Queen's Swans at Windsor

All unmarked mute swans on the Thames are owned by the Queen per a tradition that began in the 12th century.
51.4853, -0.6140
Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
51.5074, -0.0769
Much of District 12 followed the path of Interstate 85
Mooresville, North Carolina

North Carolina's 12th Congressional District

Formerly the most gerrymandered district in the U.S., it twisted and turned along racial borders.
35.5871, -80.7082
Western Hemisphere on the Earthoid
Germantown, Maryland

Earthoid Water Tank

The whole world in one water tank.
39.1847, -77.2496
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory

Tiny observatory made big contributions to the study of the Earth's motion.
39.1368, -77.1987
Man Controlling Trade.
Washington, D.C.

Man Controlling Trade

A muscular Art Deco monument represents the struggle between regulators and unbridled markets.
38.8925, -77.0204
Hillman House
Washington, D.C.

George Washington's Townhouse Lots

After his presidency, George Washington planned to live only a few blocks from the Capitol building.
38.8929, -77.0099
Entrance to the garbage tunnel
Washington, D.C.

Congressional Garbage Tunnel

The tunnel under the Capitol Building where Congress takes out its trash.
38.8931, -77.0102
Washington, D.C.

Washington City Canal Outfall

A portal into the bricked up canal that runs through the heart of Washington D.C.
38.8992, -77.0573