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Washington, D.C.

Laogai Museum

The first museum in the U.S. to address human rights issues in China.
Schwangau, Germany

MarienBrücke (Maria Bridge)

A unique bridge with an equally unique view.
West Terre Haute, Indiana

Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

A wartime promise becomes a shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes.
Terre Haute, Indiana

'Crossroads of Kymaerica'

In an alley not far from where two great highways meet, byways of a very different sort are honored.
Terre Haute, Indiana

Smith Memorial Labyrinth

Modeled after the labyrinth in Chartres Cathedral, this small-town Indiana memorial labyrinth sits half a world away.
Bloomington, Indiana

Captain Janeway Statue

It's a unique monument honoring a great character who inspired a generation of young women to be more and pursue their dreams.
Bloomington, Indiana

Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection

The world's largest collection of mechanical puzzles is a cornucopia of analog bafflers.
Bloomington, Indiana

Brain Sculpture

The world's largest anatomically-accurate brain sculpture.
Bloomington, Indiana

Kinsey Institute Gallery

A lesser-known part of the Kinsey Institute is this impressive collection of art relating to human sexuality.
Bloomington, Indiana

The Garret

Ornate limestone building now filled with geologic specimens, and more.
Nashville, Indiana

The Sock Barn

Where hikers on the Tecumseh Trail can exchange a dirty sock for a free geode.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Moon Tree

A 30-year-old Sycamore tree grown from a seed taken to the moon and back.
Washington, D.C.

Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain

A spectacular tribute to statesman and philanthropist Andrew Mellon.
Washington, D.C.

Capital Pool Checkers

The former home of elite checkers battles of the Capital Pool Checkers Club.
Washington, D.C.

'Encore'

Washington D.C.'s most famous pianist, composer, and bandleader still tickles the ivories outside Howard Theater.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Canoe Club

This historic boathouse was constructed using salvaged lumber from burned barns.
Valparaiso, Indiana

Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University

This midcentury chapel is a bold architectural statement and a symbol of Indiana's Lutheran heritage.
Wheatfield, Indiana

Dunn’s Bridge

This bridge was constructed from the remains of the first Ferris wheel.
Monon, Indiana

Whistle Stop Restaurant

Train cars and railroad artifacts abound at this restaurant devoted to railway history.
West Lafayette, Indiana

Neil Armstrong Footprints

Walk in the footsteps of the famed astronaut at Purdue University.
West Lafayette, Indiana

The Smoking Fence

Purdue students would lean over this iron fence to skirt campus rules against smoking and courting.
Lafayette, Indiana

Cholera Mass Graves of Fink Cemetery

An unknown number of cholera victims are buried in two nondescript graves.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Athenaeum

This stately clubhouse has showcased German-American culture for over a century.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park

This whimsical park encourages its visitors and wildlife to roam on and around the various works of art.