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Nashville, Tennessee

President James K. Polk's Tomb

The grave of America's 11th president is not in some grand monument but instead it's hidden away on the grounds of the Tennessee Capital.
Nashville, Tennessee

Saint Mary of the Seven Sorrows Catholic Church

This church houses the “incorrupt” body of its founding Bishop.
Nashville, Tennessee

Downtown Presbyterian Church

Victorian-era Egyptomania left its mark on this Nashville landmark.
Nashville, Tennessee

Ryman Alley

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

Hatch Show Print

At 135 years old and counting, this historic print shop is heaven for poster nerds and music buffs.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg's Mini Statue of Liberty

A local prank turned town icon.
Lexington, Virginia

The Coffee Pot

The oddly shaped, steam-spewing building is now an art studio and gallery.
White Post, Virginia

Dinosaurland

Outsider art meets paleontology at this roadside reptile repository.
White Post, Virginia

The White Post

An eponymous directional signpost erected by the first president of the United States.
Winchester, Virginia

Patsy Cline's Childhood Home and Grave

The Grand Ole Opry's big voice came from a small home in rural Virginia where she was eventually buried.
Winchester, Virginia

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

Extraordinary objects lurk in this quintessential regional museum.
Lexington, Virginia

Traveller’s Final Home

The final home of the most famous horse of the American Civil War.
Frackville, Pennsylvania

Pioneer Mom and Daughter Roadside Statue

Pennsylvania’s creepiest roadside attraction is a haunting example of roadside kitsch.
Thurmont, Maryland

Lawyer's Farm

This Maryland farm is known for its amazing corn mazes and its 30-foot junkbots.
Martinsburg, West Virginia

Big Apple Time Capsule

A giant time capsule not scheduled to be cored until 2040.
Spanish Town, British Virgin Islands

The Baths

This huge pile of volcanic boulders hides a stunning network of secret grottoes.
Paris, France

Le Stryge

This demon atop the Notre-Dame de Paris looks utterly bored.
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.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Coster Avenue Mural

One of Gettysburg’s least visited battlefield memorials is off the beaten path, but worth a visit.
Queens, New York

TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport

This futuristic airport terminal was built in the 1960s and abandoned for years before opening as a hotel.
Yorklyn, Pennsylvania

Haines Shoe House

An outlandish shoe shaped house built by an eccentric millionaire.
Fishers Island, New York

North Dumpling Island

Want to build a wind turbine? Secede from the nation.
Derry, New Hampshire

Robert Frost Farm

Former abode of notable poet, complete with literary references and stories of ghosts.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists.