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Oaks, Pennsylvania

World's Largest Slinky

Once on display alongside a giant Gumby, it’s as tall as a nine-story building when fully extended.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Statue of Sallie Ann Jarrett

The beloved, war-tested mascot of a Union regiment graces their battlefield monument.
Knoxville, Maryland

The Sign Above the Tunnel

This advertisement for talcum powder was painted on the rock face and has since defied removal.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

True Treats

Time travel with sweets across history at this research-based candy store.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

John Brown's Fort

The last holdout of a pre-Civil War rebel who took the matter of slavery into his own hands.
Middletown, Maryland

The (First) Washington Monument

Built by the patriotic residents of Boonsboro in a single day.
Jefferson, Maryland

War Correspondents Memorial

One of the only memorials dedicated to journalists who died in combat.
Frederick, Maryland

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

A Civil War Museum with some notable medical antiques.
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Old Jail Museum

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

Leap-The-Dips

Behold the rickety wooden glory of the world's oldest operating roller coaster.
Everett, Pennsylvania

The Igloo Soft Freeze

Built in the 1970s, this curious modular home found new life as a sundae-shaped ice cream stand.
Bedford, Pennsylvania

Koontz Coffee Pot

This titanic java kettle is one of the many kitschy landmarks located along America's OTHER famous highway.
Bedford, Pennsylvania

Dunkle's Gulf Service

This Art Deco service station has been providing tune-ups and turning heads for close to a century.
Breezewood, Pennsylvania

Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

An abandoned stretch of highway, deteriorating next to the operational one.
Yeadon, Pennsylvania

Unmarked Grave of H.H. Holmes

America's first serial killer rests in anonymity.
Essington, Pennsylvania

Lazaretto Quarantine Station

North America's oldest quarantine facility was built in response to Philadelphia's 1793 yellow fever outbreak.
Chester, Pennsylvania

William Penn Landing Site

Surrounded by industrial sprawl, a small monument marks the site of William Penn's first landing in Pennsylvania.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Horse at Water

This giant disembodied horse head seems to balance impossibly on its nose.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Wat Mongkoltepmunee

A glittering Thai Buddhist temple in suburban Pennsylvania.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Haunted Lane

The residents of this ominous-sounding street in Pennsylvania liked its name so much they fought to keep it.
New York, New York

Jeffrey's Hook Light

Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fort Mifflin

This little-known Revolutionary War fort is supposedly haunted by the ghosts of its past.
Centralia, Pennsylvania

Centralia Ghost Town Church

A mine fire has been burning under the deserted town since 1962, but this church is still going strong.