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Lorton, Virginia

Laurel Hill House

Standing for over 200 years, the abandoned home of a Revolutionary War hero and later a succession of prison superintendents.
Little America, Wyoming

Little America

Surrounded by a hundred mile radius of billboards, Little America is a roadside attraction whose primary appeal is hospitality.
Williams, Arizona

Keyhole Sink

A small canyon with petroglyphs and a seasonal waterfall, only a short hike from the remnants of old Route 66.
New York, New York

The Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

The home of the first American-born saint is one of the only curved buildings in New York.
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

The Oldest Fence in New York

Built hundreds of years ago this downtown iron barrier once protected a much despised king.
New York, New York

The Brown Building

The site of the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
Washington, D.C.

The Lindens

The oldest house in Washington, D.C. wasn't originally constructed in the nation's capital.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Family Church National Cathedral

An amazing example of early-20th-century architecture, this church features marble transported from Utah.
Salem, Massachusetts

Joshua Ward House

This home is steeped in history from, George Washington to George Corwin, High Sheriff during the Salem Witch Trials.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Moon Tree

A clone-tree grows in Washington Square Park sprung from seeds that went to the Moon and back.
Black Canyon City, Arizona

I-17 Mystery Christmas Tree

Every year, festive decorations appear on this juniper tree located in the median strip of a busy highway.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello's Vegetable Garden and Fruitery

Thomas Jefferson's estate is home to hundreds of varieties of historic fruits and vegetables.
Boston, Massachusetts

Union Oyster House

This nearly 200-year-old restaurant's history includes an exiled French prince, JFK, and a very hungry Daniel Webster.
Boston, Massachusetts

New England Holocaust Memorial

Millions of numbers carved in glass represent the tattoos forced upon victims.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Amarillo, Texas

The Second Amendment Cowboy

This constitutionally sound Muffler Man harkens back to the days these attractions were a must-see.
Utah

Checkerboard Mesa

This unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.
Payson, Arizona

Dude Fire Memorial Grove

This small memorial is dedicated to the Perryville State Prison firefighters who perished fighting the Dude Fire in 1990.
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Shrine of the Ages

This small interfaith chapel lies not far from the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Monument to the Flagstaff Flag Staff

A replica of the flagpole that gave a frontier town its name.
Payson, Arizona

Camp Verde to Payson Mail Route Memorial

The handsome statue is a tribute to the post riders who traversed 52 miles of tough Arizona terrain.
Washington, D.C.

National Academy of Sciences

For 60 years, the academy had no permanent location until members voted Washington D.C. as its forever home.