mkenned81's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
🎁
Use code WONDER20 for 20% off all online experiences! Shop Now »
Leaderboard Highlights
mkenned81's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Georgia
1st
Places visited in Sylva, North Carolina
1st
Places visited in Bryson City, North Carolina
2nd
Places visited in North Carolina
3rd
Places visited in South Carolina
3rd
Places visited in Charlotte, North Carolina
3rd
Places visited in South Pittsburg, Tennessee
Loading map...
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Horton House

Georgia's first brewery is also one of its oldest surviving buildings.
Munfordville, Kentucky

Kentucky's Stonehenge

A local scoured more than 1,000 acres for stone to create his masterpiece.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Driftwood Beach

Constant erosion has created a surreal landscape of bleached and preserved fallen trees in Georgia.
Lyndhurst, Virginia

Swannanoa Palace

This historic mansion was built as a symbol of love between a husband and wife.
Wilmington, North Carolina

Museum of the Bizarre

A curious collection of oddities including a lock of Alexander Hamilton's hair and Harry Houdini's ouija board.
Staunton, Virginia

Abandoned DeJarnette Sanitarium

A former mental hospital founded in the 1930s by a eugenicist who advocated for the forced sterilization of patients.
Columbus, Georgia

Lunch Box Museum

A stockpile of childhood lunch pails turned collectibles.
Americus, Georgia

Habitat for Humanity's Global Village & Discovery Center

HFH's slum simulation is either a noble recreation of poverty or a cringeworthy attempt at same.
Winnabow, North Carolina

Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

From failed port town to Civil War fort, the ruins of this former defense saw their finest day in the television age.
Spencer, West Virginia

Curious Rock

A table rock formation that has been intriguing West Virginians for years.
Wilmington, North Carolina

Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden

Garden dedicated to native carnivorous plants and site of huge flytrap heist.
Littleton, North Carolina

Cryptozoology & Paranormal Museum

Bigfoot prints, Feejee mermaids, and haunted dolls on display in a tiny North Carolina town.
Cave City, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

Amazing taxidermy dioramas from the 1960s in a cement building meant to look like an ice cave.
Cave City, Kentucky

Wigwam Village #2

One of the few surviving "Wigwam"-themed motels.
Wilson, North Carolina

Whirligig Park (Formerly Acid Park)

A piece of outsider public art accompanied by a strange urban legend.
Buena Vista, Georgia

Pasaquan

This folk art compound was built by a fortune teller on the advice of three people from the future.
Supply, North Carolina

Fort Apache

This handcrafted, old western-style town is filled with deserted cars, retired movie props, and other forms of Americana.
Supply, North Carolina

Mary's Gone Wild Folk Art and Doll Baby Museum

Divinely-inspired village houses 6,000 dolls, plus strange and lovely outsider art.
Delta, Alabama

Cheaha Mountain

The highest point in Alabama was almost completely deforested, but is now home to protected towers and trees.
Lebanon, Tennessee

Cedars of Lebanon State Park

This park contains one of the largest concentrations of cedar glades, a unique and rare ecosystem.
Warm Springs, Virginia

Jefferson Pools

Bubbling up from deep underground is the warm crystal clear water that fills the Jefferson Pools, America's oldest spa.
Anniston, Alabama

Berman Museum of World History

A strange history museum, with items accumulated by a pair of globe trotting spies.
Lexington, Virginia

Lee Chapel

This campus chapel is Robert E. Lee's final resting place and a topic of debate about the legacy of the Civil War.
Savannah, Georgia

Pin Point Heritage Museum

A unique museum dedicated to the Gullah-Geechee people, housed within an old oyster cannery.