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Heavener, Oklahoma

Heavener Runestone

One believer transformed a local curiosity into proof of Vikings on the Great Plains.
Gurdon, Arkansas

Hoo-Hoo International Office and Museum

The strange and snarky traditions of the lumber industry's fraternal order began with five men waiting for a train here in Arkansas.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Basin Park Hotel

An extravagant western hotel where every floor is the "ground floor."
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Thorncrown Chapel

This futuristically sylvan church is a glass-enclosed marvel of modern architecture.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa

This haunted hotel built on natural springs once served as a hospital for a quack doctor promising a cure for cancer.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Christ of the Ozarks

This monumental Jesus is often referred to as "Our Milk Carton With Arms."
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Beatles Park

This small Arkansas town once had a close encounter with the Beatles, and are determined never to let anyone forget that. Ever.
Louisville, Kentucky

Pope Lick Trestle Bridge

This railroad overpass is said to be home to a murderous goat-man whose very legend has led to very real deaths.
Calvert City, Kentucky

Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden and Toyland

A whimsical folk art garden full of punny pieces and a diorama containing 3,500 toys.
Mayfield, Kentucky

The Strange Procession Which Never Moves

Everyone and everything one man ever loved and lost, now stare into the East for all eternity.
Heidelberg, Germany

The Prinzhorn Collection

A collection of artworks exclusively created by the mentally ill that was almost burned by Nazi culture police.
Colfax, Washington

The Codger Pole

A town's monument to a touch-football victory 50 years in the making.
Goseck, Germany

Goseck Circle

A Neolithic celestial calendar standing in a nondescript wheat field.
Calico Rock, Arkansas

Peppersauce Ghost Town

An abandoned early-20th-century boomtown sits within the Calico Rock city limits.
Bentonville, Arkansas

Bachman-Wilson House

A home designed to be on the cutting edge of comfortable, low-cost living.
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Terra Studios

An outsider art studio that created a piece of work so popular they had to turn mainstream.
Cvikov, Czechia

Pekelné Doly (Mines of Hell)

The largest manmade caves in Europe now function as a motorbike club's headquarters.
Panenský Týnec, Czechia

The Unfinished Gothic Church of Panenský Týnec

The 14th-century ruins are said to contain healing powers.
Prague, Czechia

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.
Prague, Czechia

Velvet Revolution Monument

Nine bronze hands protruding from a wall honor the student uprising that led to the fall of Czechoslovakia's Communist government.
Prague, Czechia

Karel Hynek Mácha Statue

Tucked away in a Prague park, a statue beloved by romantics honors a poet so nice they buried him twice.
Prague, Czechia

Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Increasingly decayed figures stand as a powerful reminder of the human costs of Czech Communism.
Prague, Czechia

Saint Michael's Church

This charming wooden church was disassembled and moved not once but twice before settling in this Prague garden.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.