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New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.
Zurich, Switzerland

Oepfelchammer

A 200-year-old tavern challenges guests to finish a glass of wine while hanging from a ceiling beam.
Natchez, Mississippi

Under-the-Hill Saloon

A 200-year-old bar is all that remains of one Mississippi River town's rough-and-tumble past.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Cheese Museum

This cheese shop also houses a museum devoted to Dutch dairy.
Bethlehem, Connecticut

Abbey of Regina Laudis

These Benedictine nuns have been making artisanal cheeses since before it was cool.
San Antonio, Texas

Classmates

What was meant as an innocent piece of art has earned a reputation as the "mansplaining sculpture."
Round Rock, Texas

The Flamingo House

This house proudly displays an interactive and continuously changing exhibit of lawn flamingos.
Austin, Texas

The Bottle House

Unusual house, in an unusual neighborhood, home to some very unusual peanuts.
Waxahachie, Texas

Desertron: The Superconducting Super Collider

A Texas-sized particle collider that was abandoned due to its Texas-sized budget.
Cross Plains, Texas

Woody’s Classic Cars and Baseball Museum

An Americana dreamscape.
Bowie, Texas

World’s Largest Bowie Knife

A town pays homage to its namesake.
Galveston, Texas

Pink Dolphin Monument

This little dolphin is the first monument dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community in the southern United States.
Laredo, Texas

Republic of the Rio Grande Museum

Seven flags adorn this Texas museum, one for each of the powers that have ruled the area.
Ferris, Texas

The Church at Texas

This unusual roadside attraction filled with handcrafted signage is home to a unique church.
Sugar Land, Texas

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation and Museum

Its collection is a sweet reminder of the shuttered factory.
Junction, Texas

Deer Horn Tree

A curious cone-shaped structure made of wire and covered with antlers.
Langtry, Texas

Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center

Once called the Jersey Lilly, this former saloon was the domain of infamous Judge Roy Bean.
San Antonio, Texas

Educación

A colorful public mural in San Antonio's West Side encourages students to stay in school.
Fort Worth, Texas

Billy Bob’s Texas

The "world’s largest honky-tonk" also has its own indoor rodeo arena.
Plano, Texas

Collinsworth Cemetery

This family cemetery is a reminder of a smallpox outbreak in late-19th-century Texas.
College Station, Texas

Reveille Mascot Cemetery

Resting place of the Texas A&M canine mascots, who watch the game from the grave with their own miniature scoreboard.
Austin, Texas

Big Bertha Drum

Controversially claiming the title of world's biggest bass drum, UT's Big Bertha was once made radioactive by the Manhattan Project.
Graford, Texas

Possum Kingdom Stone Arch Bridge

The bridge continues the legacy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal policy.
San Antonio, Texas

Memorial Park at UT Health Science Center

The cremains of those who donated their bodies to science are buried in a tiny cemetery behind the building.