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Scotland, Maryland

Point Lookout State Park

This scenic Maryland park was the site of one of the worst prison camps of the Civil War.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Hoover-Mason Trestle

The internal railway of one of the biggest steel plants in America has been transformed into a linear park with unique industrial views.
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Mahoning Drive-In Theater

Featuring the largest CinemaScope screen in Pennsylvania, this drive-in has entertained moviegoers for more than half a century.
Wilmington, Delaware

Ebright Azimuth

The highest point in Delaware is located under a trailer so this marker across the street will have to do.
Wilmington, Delaware

Marian Coffin Gardens

Enchanting gardens surround a derelict mansion, all hidden in plain sight behind a stone wall.
Wilmington, Delaware

The Crying Giant

This weeping, 10-foot-tall sculpture was a maquette for a 9/11 memorial.
Erie, Pennsylvania

USS Niagara

A living maritime paradox still floats in the same lake where it was built and resurrected... or was it?
Yorklyn, Pennsylvania

Haines Shoe House

An outlandish shoe shaped house built by an eccentric millionaire.
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Old Jail Museum

This jail which was in service for over a century is now open for curious visitors.
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Bube's Brewery & Catacombs

In the bowels of a 19th-century brewery lurks a fine-dining restaurant offering an array of themed feasts.
Nashville, Tennessee

Ryman Alley

The alley connecting two of country music’s most historic venues has a rich history of its own.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Cathedral Treasury (Riznica Katedrale)

A wunderkammer of gold and silver reliquaries and ancient saintly bones.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Belvedere

The complex has been abandoned since the Croatian War of Independence, barring a stint as a set for 'Game of Thrones.'
Montenegro

Ostrog Monastery

A curious cave church carved into the face of a cliff.
Kimball, South Dakota

South Dakota Tractor Museum

An impressive collection of farm equipment and other artifacts from life on the prairie.
Chamberlain, South Dakota

Dignity of Earth and Sky

A striking sculpture built to honor the women of the Lakota and Dakota Nations.
Rochester, New York

Rochester Abandoned Subway

The remains of a failed subway in upstate New York is now an underground graffiti bunker.
Rochester, New York

The National Toy Hall of Fame

A collection of the best toys ever made, The National Toy Hall of Fame is filled with kids, fun, and for some reason, a bird preserve.
Brocton, New York

Marmaduke Statue

The world's only statue dedicated to the greatest Great Dane in comic strip history.
Jamestown, New York

Robert Jackson Center

This institution pays tribute to an associate justice who protected civil rights and prosecuted Nazis.
Jamestown, New York

National Comedy Center

The first and only American institution dedicated to the enduring value of comedy in the United States.
Jamestown, New York

Lucille Ball Memorial Park

Its original statue was deemed so ugly, locals called it “Scary Lucy.”
Titusville, Pennsylvania

Drake Well Museum

Where the oil industry began.