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Monticello, Florida

Johnny Donutseed Statue

This 15-foot former Johnny Appleseed has given up his apples for donuts and coffee.
Tallahassee, Florida

Library Oak Tree Fort Sculpture

This creative sculpture was a way to "recycle" an old tree.
Tallahassee, Florida

Bill's Trail Little Lending Library

A trove of tiny treasures hidden within a Florida park.
Tallahassee, Florida

Airport Cemetery

The Tallahassee Airport serves over half a million passengers a year and is home to some permanent residents too.
Tallahassee, Florida

McCord Park's Komodo Dragon

Though it's unclear why it's there, the lifelike sculpture of the giant lizard is oddly charming.
Tallahassee, Florida

9/11 Whale Sculptures

One man's grief over the national tragedy has manifested in a pod of homemade whales on his front lawn.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lichgate on High Road

This fairytale-inspired cottage was created by a university literature professor.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Amatller

This home designed for chocolate magnate Antoni Amatller is an exquisite treasure-box of Catalan Modernism.
Andersonville, Georgia

Andersonville National Historic Site

The site of the notorious Camp Sumter Prison is now a peaceful memorial.
Gainesville, Florida

'Some Were Quite Blind'

Four metal statues of massive animal penises stand outside the university's Animal Sciences building.
St. Augustine, Florida

Prince Road Container House

Built to replace a house destroyed by a hurricane, this home is made entirely of shipping containers.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Grave of Charles Dummett

A local road runs around a memorial to a teenager who died in 1860.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Old Fort Park

These mysterious ruins are hidden amid this sleepy coastal city.
Ponce Inlet, Florida

The Green Mound

One of the largest Native American shell middens stands 30 feet tall.
Ormond Beach, Florida

Ormond Beach Watchtower

A replica of one of the more than 15,000 civilian lookout towers that lined the U.S. coast during World War II.
De Leon Springs, Florida

Old Spanish Sugar Mill

Flip your own pancakes in this old sugar mill within a Florida state park.
Sanford, Florida

I-4 Dead Zone

This stretch of highway is said to be haunted by ghosts of settlers whose graves were paved over.
New York, New York

African Elephants Diorama

This magnificent herd of stampeding elephants has been frozen in time for over a century.
New York, New York

Libyan Desert Diorama

This poignant display is now a memorial to these regionally extinct species.
New York, New York

Asiatic Leopard Diorama

One of the most dazzling dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History is also one of the oldest.
New York, New York

Gorilla Diorama

Creating this diorama spurred naturalist Carl Akeley to begin advocating to protect the apes.
New York, New York

Sambar and Wild Dog Diorama

This taxidermy scene brings the struggle for survival in the Indian jungle to a quiet corner of a Manhattan museum.
New York, New York

Okapi Taxidermy Diorama

This impressive scene portrays the elusive forest giraffe of Central Africa.
Wichita, Kansas

Original Pizza Hut

The first "Hut" was actually a small brick building.