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Saint Joseph, Michigan

House of David Museum

This museum remembers an apocalyptic cult that became more famous for baseball than religious radicalism.
Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Aquarium

The Beaux Art aquarium boasts a vast collection of saltwater and freshwater fish on an island in the Detroit River.
Bridgeport Charter Township, Michigan

Junction Valley Railroad

A quarter-scale locomotive wonderland built by one man and his family.
Beulah, Michigan

Old Benzie County Courthouse

This former county courthouse was originally an opulent hotel and entertainment venue.
Durand, Michigan

Durand Union Station

A restored 114-year-old railroad station heralded as the most photographed depot in the United States.
Hersey, Michigan

Rimwood Chapel

The smallest useable chapel in Michigan is five-by-eight feet and has seating for three.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

Egyptian Revival obelisks still rise over the old mine shafts.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grwostlaven

At Hopcats Brewery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a marker honors fictional creatures with the ability to travel the missing dimensions of Kcymaerxthaere.
Cave City, Kentucky

Wigwam Village #2

One of the few surviving "Wigwam"-themed motels.
Bowling Green, Ohio

Wood County Museum

Evidence from a brutal 1880s murder is on display at this former infirmary house.
Elmore, Ohio

Elmore Tombstone Derby

Halloween spirit is alive and well in this small town, where residents race motorized caskets in a yearly tradition.
Hamilton, Ohio

Hollow Earth Monument

A memorial for an outsider theorist who believed that the planet is actually hollow.
Wapakoneta, Ohio

The Temple of Tolerance

A gregarious Ohio resident has been building his whimsical temple to peace for decades.
Cincinnati, Ohio

The Cincinnati Mushroom House

What is it about mushrooms that makes people wish they lived inside of them?
Hilliard, Ohio

Early Television Museum

A retro walk through the history of the tube.