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The aligned segments create a human head.
Charlotte, North Carolina

David Černý's Metalmorphosis

A psychological self-portrait in the form of a giant, segmented head.
35.1511, -80.9477
Big Rock Nature Preserve
Charlotte, North Carolina

Big Rock Nature Preserve

These strange large stones served as a campsite and lookout post for generations of American Indians.
35.0617, -80.8270
A sculpture of the Tower of Babel, by Alan Baughman, from the Introductory Room of the Museum of the Alphabet
Waxhaw, North Carolina

The Museum of the Alphabet

Trace the history of writing at this unusual North Carolina destination.
34.8646, -80.7418
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
33.8060, -84.1460
54 Columns by Sol LeWitt
Atlanta, Georgia

54 Columns

Atlanta's strange assortment of concrete pillars inspires reflection in some, confusion in others.
33.7613, -84.3673
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum.
Boston, Massachusetts

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Beautiful steampunk ghosts of early Massachusetts.
42.3330, -71.1546
Boston, Massachusetts

Emperor's Garden Restaurant

Boston's Best Dim Sum Housed in a Grand Old Theater.
42.3515, -71.0628
The Hayden today.
Boston, Massachusetts

Hayden Building

This historic Boston building has gone from personal estate to porn theater and back again.
42.3514, -71.0629
The Frederick Law Olmsted designed Emerald Necklace at The Fenway Victory Gardens.
Boston, Massachusetts

Fenway Victory Gardens

One of the last remaining World War II Victory Gardens in the U.S. is quietly growing across from Fenway Park.
42.3459, -71.0943
Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cathedral of Learning

The largest university building in the West is a gothic masterpiece containing dozens of theme rooms based on different countries.
40.4443, -79.9532
The statue seen from the banks of the river.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg's Mini Statue of Liberty

A local prank turned town icon.
40.3583, -76.9298
Horseshoe Curve
Altoona, Pennsylvania

Horseshoe Curve

This dramatic rail curve was once the target of a failed Nazi attack.
40.4982, -78.4858
Richmond, Virginia

Church Hill Tunnel

Under a playground is a little-known sealed train tunnel that likely contains the bodies of workers trapped by cave-ins.
37.5363, -77.4237
Battle Dioramas at Newton City Hall
Newton, Massachusetts

Battle Dioramas at Newton City Hall

These impressively detailed battle scenes depict the violence and tragedy of war in miniature.
42.3374, -71.2089
Johnny Ro Memorial Park
Leominster, Massachusetts

Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park

Funded entirely by volunteers and donors this military memorial features a tank with a comedy line on its barrel.
42.5198, -71.7264
View of 45 Myrtle St where plaque is located
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles Sumner Birthplace Plaque

A plaque marking the famous abolitionist's birthplace often overlooked by visitors to the nearby Charles Sumner House.
42.3596, -71.0661
98 Prince St: The Building on the Corner of Prince & Thacher Streets, Boston (2016)
Boston, Massachusetts

98 Prince Street

The infamous Boston Mob ran rackets from an office here in the 1970s.
42.3657, -71.0563
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
42.3674, -71.0570
Boston, Massachusetts

Memorial to Gallops Island Radio Training Station Graduates

This memorial honors those who served on Gallops Island Radio Training Station during the second World War.
42.3686, -71.0553
Harvard Shaker Lollipop Graveyard
Harvard, Massachusetts

Harvard Shaker Lollipop Graveyard

This historic cemetery is filled with markers that look more like candy than was likely intended.
42.5312, -71.5551
Stone marker, birthplace of Johnny Appleseed
Leominster, Massachusetts

Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed

The proud home town of an American legend has honored the birth of their favorite sun with what seems to be a gravestone.
42.5191, -71.7258
Parrish Shoes Sign
Keene, New Hampshire

Parrish Shoes Sign

A recreated sign from the movie Jumanji has become a makeshift tribute to the film's late star.
42.9337, -72.2787
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
42.4405, -71.3345
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich, Massachusetts

Sandwich Glass Museum

This delicate museum is devoted to the art and industry that once supported Cape Cod's oldest town.
41.7588, -70.5002