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Hopewell TWP, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Coin Operated Gaming Hall of Fame and Museum

10,500 square feet of pinball housed in former dollar store and home to the last playable "Thunderball."
South Park Township, Pennsylvania

Green Man's Tunnel

One man's real life disfigurement inspired a lasting local legend surrounding an eerie tunnel.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

George A. Romero Bust

An ode to filmmaker George A. Romero, who used the mall to film an iconic horror movie.
Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton Chapel Bulldog

The mysterious canine hides atop a drain pipe on the back of the building, some say as a sneaky shoutout to Yale.
Princeton, New Jersey

Nassau Hall

Nassau Hall has served as army barracks, a museum, and played a key role in the American Revolution.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Wat Mongkoltepmunee

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

Urban Axes

The first American axe throwing club.
Wheeling, West Virginia

Sweeney Punch Bowl

The largest piece of cut lead crystal adorned a grave for 75 years and is now the shining star of a glass museum.
Jacksonville, Florida

Treaty Oak

This ancient octopus-like tree was saved from destruction thanks to shady reporting.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Abandoned Virginia Renaissance Faire

The remains of a failed attempt at medieval nerdery are hidden deep in the woods of Virginia.
Nanjemoy, Maryland

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay

The remnants of a wooden-hulled fleet built and abandoned in WWI, now home to a thriving ecosystem.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Horton House

Georgia's first brewery is also one of its oldest surviving buildings.
St. Marys, Georgia

St. Marys Submarine Museum

Interactive modern and vintage submarine equipment, World War II relics, and submarine attire.
East Otto, New York

Griffis Sculpture Park

A collection of unique outdoor sculptures surounded by the beauty of nature.
Mansfield, Ohio

Ohio State Reformatory

Prison made famous by The Shawshank Redemption has been out of commission since 1990.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Yermo, California

Calico Ghost Town

A desert ghost town that was once home to over 500 silver mines, Calico lasted only 12 years of boom before it all went bust.
Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania

Kinzua Bridge

Once the "Eighth Wonder of the World," this iron railroad bridge was decimated by a tornado.