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Enterprise, Alabama

Boll Weevil Monument

Monument to the cotton-destroying boll weevil.
Collinsville, Illinois

World's Largest Catsup Bottle

Quirky water tower advertises the long-gone Brooks Tomato Products Co.
Metropolis, Illinois

The Super Museum

You have to love a museum with a truly dedicated focus. A focus on Superman, for example.
Oxford, Mississippi

University of Mississippi Marijuana Research Project

This university research project is the U.S. government's weed dealer.
Greenville, Mississippi

Doe's Eat Place

In the mid-20th century, a tamale-slinging juke joint attracted a diverse clientele in the Mississippi Delta.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Hansen's Sno-Bliz Snoballs

The first patented shaved-ice machine heralded a snowy wonderland of iced treats at a favorite New Orleans summer shack.
Huntsville, Alabama

The Grave of Miss Baker

Bananas are often left for the first monkey America ever recovered alive after being launched into space.
Memphis, Tennessee

Al Green’s Full Gospel Tabernacle Church

The R&B singer's modest church guarantees a religious experience, regardless of your beliefs.
Memphis, Tennessee

St. Peter’s Spiritual Temple (Voodoo Village)

A reclusive Memphis neighborhood is home to decades worth of misunderstood Masonic folk art.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis' own personal tropical hideaway.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's

Home to drunken tower-climbing goats... seriously.
Memphis, Tennessee

Peabody Hotel Duck March

Every day a troupe of pampered water fowl walk the red carpet to their favorite fountain.
Memphis, Tennessee

Mud Island River Park

Walk the whole Mississippi River!
St. Louis, Missouri

Grant's Farm

What was once a presidential estate is now an exotic menagerie and home to the Budweiser Clydesdales.
Charleston, Missouri

The Queen Tombstone

This curious headstone is labeled simply as "The Queen."
Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns

400 million-year old limestone caverns nestled in the Ozarks served as shelter and a hideout for cultures throughout North American history.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Magic House

The Magic House provides a beautiful and creative environment for curious youngsters to get their knowledge on.
St. Louis, Missouri

The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

An extensive collection of fine art devoted to man's best friend.
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers.
St. Louis, Missouri

Whispering Arch at Union Station

Speak to a companion on the other side of the room loud and clear through this architectural anomaly.
St. Louis, Missouri

1904 World's Fair Flight Cage

What was meant to be a temporary exhibit is now a permanent fixture at the St. Louis Zoo filled with beautiful birds.
St. Louis, Missouri

World's Largest Amoco Sign

This titanic oil company sign is a reminder of the Americana boom of the 70's and also its commoditization.
St. Louis, Missouri

Turtle Playground

This is not your typical jungle gym.