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Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Washington, D.C.

Joan of Arc Equestrian Statue

The only female equestrian statue in Washington, D.C. is a 15th-century French heroine.
Montreal, Québec

The Murals on Saint Laurent Boulevard

Every year, the colorful murals of Montreal get a complete makeover.
Montreal, Québec

Jackie Robinson Mural

This public art pays homage to the baseball legend and civil rights icon and his time in Montreal.
Montreal, Québec

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
London, England

Baltic Exchange Memorial Glass

These stained-glass windows are all that remains of a building that was the target of one of the biggest explosions in London after World War II.
Boston, Massachusetts

'The Embrace'

This bronze sculpture was inspired by a photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife embracing after he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Ronks, Pennsylvania

Strasburg Rail Road

This vintage short line in Amish country runs passenger steam train excursions and still hauls freight.
Boston, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge Houdini Plaque

Harry Houdini plunged into the Charles River and performed one of his escape acts here in 1908.
New York, New York

Gay Street

An aptly-named street near the birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement.
Arlington, Virginia

Ronald Reagan National Airport's Historic Terminal A

The romance of early commercial flight still fills this Art Deco destination.
Ronks, Pennsylvania

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

A huge railroad museum with over 100 pieces of rolling stock focusing on the railroad history of Pennsylvania.
New York, New York

The Players

A posh members-only club with a literally dramatic history.
Brooklyn, New York

Monsignor McGolrick Park

Once called Winthrop Park in 1889, home to a decidedly sexy tribute to the Monitor vs. Merrimac battle.
Brooklyn, New York

Bamonte's

Dine on old-school red sauce fare at a former mob hang out and film set for The Sopranos.
Los Angeles, California

José de San Martín Bust

A forgotten tribute to a South American hero hidden in a cluster of traffic islands.
Los Angeles, California

Rustic Canyon's Murphy Ranch

World War II-era Nazi compound nestled in the Santa Monica hills.
Chicago, Illinois

Beginning (and End) of Historic Route 66

A journey begins with a single step, and for many, the road-trip of a lifetime started at this Chicago intersection.
New York, New York

Pier 54: The Titanic's Arrival Destination

A dilapidated dock tells the story of Titanic's missed arrival.
New York, New York

Tammany Hall

The notorious headquarters of a corrupt political machine.
Queens, New York

Nepali Bhanchha Ghar

Feast on some of the finest momos in all of Queens.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Great Brinks Robbery

This parking garage was the site of what was - at the time - the largest cash robbery in history.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Hotel Buckminster

This hotel was the site of major events in sports and radio history. It was also used as a detention center during World War II.
Salem, Massachusetts

Lyceum Hall

The lecture hall where Alexander Graham Bell first demonstrated the long-distance phone call.