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Kennerdell, Pennsylvania

Rockland (Woodhill) Tunnel

An abandoned railroad tunnel transformed into a creepy path for hikers and cyclists.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Jennie Wade House

Home of the only civilian casualty at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Jefferson Rock

This shale formation along the Appalachian Trail once inspired the third president of the United States.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church

Built in the 1850s, this church was of the first five churches constructed in Harper's Ferry.
Avella, Pennsylvania

Meadowcroft Rockshelter

This Pennsylvania cave holds evidence of the oldest known inhabitants of North America.
Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Lincoln Highway Experience

This museum is dedicated to the first coast-to-coast highway.
East Liverpool, Ohio

The Starting Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey

After covering almost 1.5 billion acres, the survey's still not finished.
Austin, Pennsylvania

Austin Dam

When the Austin Dam failed it destroyed much of Austin...and then it failed again.
Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania

Kinzua Bridge

Once the "Eighth Wonder of the World," this iron railroad bridge was decimated by a tornado.
Pleasantville, Pennsylvania

Pithole City

The site of America's first commercial oil well essentially disappeared after the town went bust.
Meadville, Pennsylvania

PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden

The Pennsylvania landscape depicted by a quarter mile of mosaics made from used road signs.
Wheeling, West Virginia

Mount Wood Castle and Cemetery

This abandoned dream castle and its cemetery look out over the city that once inspired their creation.
Farmington, Pennsylvania

Wharton Iron Furnace

This historic furnace was once used to produce cannonballs during the Civil War.
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Sarris Candies Factory

Nothing says indulgence like a 1,500-pound chocolate castle.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Monroeville Mall

The Pennsylvania shopping center was once the setting for the 1978 film, "Dawn of the Dead."
New Castle, Pennsylvania

Cascade Park

This public space is speckled with the eerie remnants of a defunct amusement park.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Original Puppets from 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

The residents of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe live without much fanfare within the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.
Millvale, Pennsylvania

Mr. Small's Funhouse

An 18th-century Catholic church converted into an eccentric temple of music and bacchanalia.
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.
Grantsville, Maryland

Casselman River Bridge

This beautiful stone arch bridge wasn't even expected to stand for one day, but people have been crossing it for centuries.
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Flood Museum

Memorializing an American tragedy of massive proportions.
Morgantown, West Virginia

Henry Clay Iron Furnace

A well-preserved relic of the industrial age steel and iron works that dotted West Virginia.
Eglon, West Virginia

Our Lady of the Pines

This claimant to the title of "smallest church in the 48 states" doubles as an equally tiny, quasi-post office.
Weirton, West Virginia

Weirton

In an odd geographic anomaly this city borders two different states on opposite sides of town.