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Clayton, Alabama

Whiskey Bottle Tombstone

In 1863, a woman buried her hard-drinking husband beneath his beloved booze.
Nuremberg, Germany

'Der Hase'

This strange sculpture depicts a giant nightmare hare crushing a man to death beneath its colossal bulk.
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Cypress Pond

This small enclosure is the perfect place to observe a few prehistoric descendants.
Leesville, Louisiana

Wolf Rock Cave

The only cave in Louisiana has played host to a state's-worth of clandestine activities.
Natchitoches, Louisiana

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

A remarkably futuristic building sits in the oldest town in Louisiana.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Birmingham, Alabama

Quinlan Castle

A castle-inspired apartment building that has stood in Birmingham since 1927.
Munich, Germany

Wurmeck

A fearsome dragon clings to a corner of Munich's city hall.
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

The prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
Munich, Germany

Smokey Joe's

This airport currywurst stand is made out of retro airplane parts.
Montgomery, Alabama

Casket on the Steiner-Lobman Building

The whimsical construction on the roof has given rise to many a Montgomery myth about its contents.
Huntsville, Alabama

MPTA-098

A propulsion engine testbed that paved the way for the Space Shuttle launch sits without recognition at this rocket center.
Huntsville, Alabama

Pathfinder and the MPTA-ET

It may look like no more than a full-scale model, but every part of this full Space Shuttle stack had a working role in aviation history.
Tuskegee, Alabama

The Oaks

Booker T. Washington's home at the Tuskegee Institute was a gem of splendor.
Eufaula, Alabama

The Tree That Owns Itself

An autonomous oak in Alabama.
Leeds, Alabama

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

This 880-acre facility is home to a massive collection of vintage motorcycles and cars, as well as a 2.38-mile race course.
Birmingham, Alabama

'The Storyteller'

This fountain was commissioned by a mother grieving over her son's passing.
Sedona, Arizona

Teal McDonald's Arches

The world's only teal arches exist in a city that cares more about its aesthetic than an Instagram influencer.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Street Name Tiles of New Orleans

This distinctive Crescent City tradition dates back to the days of horse-drawn carriages.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo

A museum and shop on Bourbon Street located in the former home of the second Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Faulkner House Books

Shop for books in the New Orleans house where William Faulkner once lived.
New Orleans, Louisiana

St. Louis Cathedral

This cathedral dedicated to Louis IX, sainted King of France, holds many secrets.
Eufaula, Alabama

Memorial to Leroy Brown

That bass was as bad a fish as any angler ever knew.