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Library and gardens at Peace Field
Quincy, Massachusetts

Adams National Historic Park

The homestead of American patriot John Adams.
42.2562, -71.0112
House from the 1971 movie "Let's Scare Jessica to Death"
Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Old Bishop House

House used in the 1971 horror film "Let's Scare Jessica to Death."
41.3065, -72.3807
The fully functional replica of the Turtle Submarine in CT
Essex, Connecticut

'Turtle' Submarine at Connecticut River Museum

This museum holds a fully-functional replica of the "Turtle," the first American submarine ever built.
41.3513, -72.3864
Asheville's weekly drum circle in Pritchard Park.
Asheville, North Carolina

Pritchard Park Drum Circle

Every week, a festive public jam session breaks out in downtown Asheville.
Sponsored by Explore Asheville
Ready for play
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Frick Park Clay Courts

This historic Pittsburgh tennis complex is a rare example of natural red clay courts.
40.4369, -79.8964
Bluff City, Tennessee

Backyard Terror's Dinosaur Park

A delightful park featuring homemade scale replicas of dinosaurs, tucked away in the Tennessee mountains.
36.4391, -82.2311
Oak Hill, West Virginia

Hank Williams Death Monument

A humble plaque marks the site where the country music legend was found dead in his Cadillac.
37.9760, -81.1412
Vintage D. Gottlieb & Co. game
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Pinball Museum

This North Carolina museum is keeping the pinball craze alive, with a little Space Invaders on the side.
35.5965, -82.5569
Dippy the Dinosaur
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dippy the Dinosaur

A model of a dinosaur that was named for Andrew Carnegie stands outside the museum that also bears his name.
40.4434, -79.9499
New River Gorge Bridge
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
38.0683, -81.0833
Nine Mile Run
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nine Mile Run

This picturesque stream was up until recently the site of a ten story mountain of slag and sewage.
40.4269, -79.9031
reCARstruction.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

reCARstruction

A giant ball made from pieces of an old Jeep.
40.4519, -80.0069
Duquesne Brewery Clock
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Brewery Clock

The largest clock face in the United States is twice the size of Big Ben and infinitely more ad-sponsored.
40.4261, -79.9765
A Union soldier in the jaws of a dinosaur.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

Dinosaur Kingdom II

An alternate history park where the Union Army loses the war... to dinosaurs.
37.6490, -79.5248
Wall behind soldiers.
Washington, D.C.

The K-9 of the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Those with a sharp eye can find the hidden image of a German Shepherd on the memorial's Mural Wall.
38.8877, -77.0472
Washington, D.C.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega

The "lovely red Vega" of the legendary record-settling pilot.
38.8879, -77.0200
National Building Museum
Washington, D.C.

National Building Museum

Fittingly, America's museum of architecture is itself a magnificently designed old building.
38.8978, -77.0175
Uncle Beazley
Washington, D.C.

Uncle Beazley the Triceratops

A celebrity from the late Cretaceous period.
38.9319, -77.0524
Inside the old model museum
Washington, D.C.

The Old Patent Model Museum

During the Industrial Revolution this “Temple of Invention” was full of intricate miniature machines and gadgets.
38.8981, -77.0225
The Throne
Washington, D.C.

The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations' Millennium General Assembly

Light bulbs, scrap wood, and tinfoil comprise this homemade throne of the gods.
38.8980, -77.0230
Washington, D.C.

Historic Elevator at Potbelly

This sandwich shop has a century-old elevator behind a sheet of plexiglass.
38.8943, -77.0214
Temperance Fountain
Washington, D.C.

Temperance Fountain

A much-maligned monument to teetotalism.
38.8938, -77.0217
The Mosler safe under construction
Washington, D.C.

National Archives Vault

An atomic bomb-proof strongbox protects the U.S. Constitution from terrorists and thieves.
38.8924, -77.0227
Close up of the FDR memorial near the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Washington, D.C.

First FDR Memorial

One of the most influential presidents in U.S. history wanted only this plain, elegant monument as his lasting memorial.
38.8936, -77.0237