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Brooklyn, New York

Gowanus Batcave

Abandoned power station once home to a squatter community, now being developed into an arts center.
Salamanca, Spain

Masonic Lodge Museum

An unusual but excellent display created in the 1930s as propaganda against the Freemasons.
Beatty, Nevada

Tom Kelly's Bottle House

The most magnificent bottle house in a town strangely full of them.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Conanicut Island Lighthouse

This storybook New England home is actually a decommissioned lighthouse.
Fairbanks, Alaska

Blue Babe

North America's first frozen mummified remains of an ice age steppe bison, the 36,000 year-old mummy named "Blue Babe."
Alaska

Arctic Circle Monument Sign

The stickered marker pinpoints where the only maintained road in the United States crosses into the polar region.
Coldfoot, Alaska

Coldfoot Camp

The northernmost truck stop in the United States.
Valencia, Spain

Torre Miramar (Miramar Tower)

This abandoned viewing platform has become a monument to unnecessary government spending.
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Elvis Statue

An ode to one of the first concerts broadcast via satellite.
Stowe, Vermont

Emily’s Bridge

This New England covered bridge is home to the tale of a jilted lover known to haunt the area.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oudemanhuispoort

An ancient passage filled with stalls selling used books, once frequented by Vincent Van Gogh.
Kaycee, Wyoming

Hole-in-the Wall Outlaw Hideout

The remote outlaw hideout of Jesse James, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.