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Invermoriston, Scotland

St. Columba's Well

It's believed this well was once plagued with evil spirits until St. Columba purified the water.
Stowe, Vermont

Trapp Family Lodge

Vermont's hills are alive with the sound of music at this historic hotel.
Highland, Scotland

Wych Elm of Beauly Priory

After 800 years, Europe's oldest elm tree has met its end.
Hamilton, Ontario

Tim Hortons No. 1

The first outlet of Canada's biggest fast-food franchise has been slinging doughnuts since 1964.
Hot Springs, South Dakota

Historic 1888 Jail

The oldest extant wooden jail in South Dakota and possibly the United States. 
Concord, Massachusetts

Old North Bridge

The phrase "the shot heard around the world" was coined after a skirmish at this bridge.
Baltimore, Maryland

The Horse You Came In On Saloon

A 200-year-old bar with a cheeky name claims to have served Edgar Allan Poe his final drink.
Baltimore, Maryland

Site of Edgar Allan Poe's Death

The site where Poe "in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance" likely died.
Baltimore, Maryland

Fell Family Cemetery

Wedged between two sets of row houses is an awkwardly located family graveyard.
Baltimore, Maryland

Vote Against Prohibition Sign

A faded sign from the 1920s remembers Baltimore's resistance toward banning alcohol.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

A simple but powerful tribute to the 20 victims of the 1692 witch trials.
Baltimore, Maryland

'Man/Woman'

Public opinion is still divided on this enormous sculpture in front of Baltimore's Penn Station.
Toronto, Ontario

'Primrose'

A touching tribute to the "Wonkey Donkey."
Washington, D.C.

Rat Graves

Stone markers on the campus of Gallaudet University commemorate a peculiar school tradition.
Baywood-Los Osos, California

El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area

Home to a forest of whimsical pygmy Coast live oak.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Berkeley Weather Beacon

A beacon atop a downtown building provides Bostonians with weather forecasts and baseball news.
Boston, Massachusetts

North End Street Utensils

Silverware in the sidewalk outside a grocery store cements this neighborhood’s Italian culinary history.
Boston, Massachusetts

Caffe Vittoria

The oldest Italian café in Boston, this spot also serves as a veritable museum of vintage coffee ephemera.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Irish Famine Memorial

Dedicated to one of the darkest moments in Irish history, this memorial has faced its fair share of backlash.
Boston, Massachusetts

Grave of Christopher Seider

This headstone marks the grave of an 11-year-old boy killed during clashes in the streets over the boycotting of British goods.
Boston, Massachusetts

King's Chapel Crypt

A more than 260-year-old crypt built on Boston's oldest English burial ground.
Toronto, Ontario

'Woodpecker Column'

The giant birds honor two native North American species.
Toronto, Ontario

Casa Loma

A 98-room castle in the middle of Toronto that bankrupted a 19th century electricity multimillionaire.