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Truro, Massachusetts

North Truro Air Force Station

This abandoned radar station from the Cold War era now only broadcasts a seriously ominous air of isolation.
Eastham, Massachusetts

First Encounter Beach Plaque

This beautiful Cape Cod beach offers dazzling views and an interesting historical footnote.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land USA

An abandoned, religious-themed amusement park.
Ashburn, Virginia

Belmont Enslaved Cemetery

The largest slave cemetery in Loudoun County was almost lost to history if not for the research of a minister.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
Goffstown, New Hampshire

Goffstown Giant Pumpkin Regatta

Row, row, row your pumpkin quickly down the stream.
Troy, Michigan

Polar Bears Memorial

This monument commemorates the only American soldiers to have directly fought Russians during World War I.
London, England

The Tower of London Menagerie

These wire animal sculptures commemorate the exotic inhabitants that once called the Tower of London home.
Boston, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge Smoot Measurements

In 1958, an MIT fraternity pledge laid down on this bridge and instituted a new, unique unit of measurement.
Boston, Massachusetts

United Shoe Machinery Corporation Building

What may be Boston's finest Art Deco building, located in the city's Financial District.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Atlanta, Georgia

'Autoeater'

In Midtown Atlanta, tons of marble appears to be devouring a Fiat Panda at this unique art installation.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Irish Famine Memorial

Dedicated to one of the darkest moments in Irish history, this memorial has faced its fair share of backlash.
London, England

The Burney Relief

This bewitching Babylonian goddess haunts a hallway of the British Museum.
Monterey, California

Jellyfish Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium

One of the most elaborate displays of Jellyfish is on display at the aquarium.
Kinderhook, New York

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

At this farm in upstate New York, the former president plotted his reelection campaign.
Holyoke, Massachusetts

Dinosaur Footprints of Holyoke

A careful eye can find hundreds of dinosaur tracks running along the Connecticut River.
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
Reno, Nevada

Topsy the Clown

This beloved roadside attraction welcomes visitors with his signature neon smile.
London, England

Cleopatra's Needle Shrapnel Scars

This ancient Egyptian obelisk still bears the wounds of World War I.
Lexington, Kentucky

Jim Varney’s Grave

This tombstone marks the final resting place of the beloved 1990's character, Ernest P. Worrell.
Brooklyn, New York

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument

This beautiful Brooklyn monument over a crypt memorializes a grim and largely unknown story from the American Revolution.
Aberdeen, Washington

Kurt Cobain Memorial Park

A tribute to the Nirvana frontman hides beneath the bridge that was the singer's beloved hangout spot.
Franconia, New Hampshire

Old Man of the Mountain Profiler Plaza

A serene plaza that commemorates one of the Granite State's most iconic figures.