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Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Inclined Plane

Steepest flood safety railway in the entire world.
Hanover, Pennsylvania

Conewago Chapel

One of the oldest Catholic churches in the U.S., situated just east of Gettysburg.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Roberto Clemente Museum

The legacy of baseball great Roberto Clemente is preserved in a retired Pittsburgh fire station.
Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania

Lausanne Ruins

A little-known ghost town in Pennsylvania.
Windber, Pennsylvania

Grand Midway Hotel

An occult-y, historic hotel with a giant Ouija board on the roof.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Graffiti Pier (Pier 18)

The abandoned coal loading dock is a canvas for unsanctioned art.
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Mahoning Drive-In Theater

Featuring the largest CinemaScope screen in Pennsylvania, this drive-in has entertained moviegoers for more than half a century.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Grave of Thomas Wiltberger Evans

The corporeal remains of Napoleon III's dentist rest under this 15-story obelisk.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

'Celebration of Water' Sculpture

This sculpture of a fisherman spent six years at the bottom of the Schuylkill River.
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Daniel Boone Homestead

Where the famed frontiersman was born, raised, and survived Quaker intrigue
Somerset, Pennsylvania

Statue of Jackson the Elephant

In the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, a statue memorializing a prolific bull elephant.
Chester, Pennsylvania

William Penn Landing Site

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

Polar Bears Memorial

This monument commemorates the only American soldiers to have directly fought Russians during World War I.
Washington, D.C.

Defense Intelligence Agency Museum

Amid the sprawling Defense Intelligence Agency Headquarters is one of the Smithsonian’s least accessible museums.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster Crematorium

In this cemetery stands the country's first public crematorium.
Utah

Checkerboard Mesa

This unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.
Washington, Georgia

Mary Willis Library

The first free library in Georgia features an original Tiffany stained glass window of Mary Willis.
Stony Point, New York

Old Letchworth Village Cemetery

Hundreds of numbered stakes hidden in the woods mark the graves of the lost souls of a nearby asylum.
New York, New York

Okapi Taxidermy Diorama

This impressive scene portrays the elusive forest giraffe of Central Africa.
New York, New York

Scavenger Taxidermy Diorama

This morbid scene depicts the Darwinian drama of death on the African savannah.
New York, New York

African Elephants Diorama

This magnificent herd of stampeding elephants has been frozen in time for over a century.
New York, New York

Asiatic Leopard Diorama

One of the most dazzling dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History is also one of the oldest.
Oswego, New York

Montcalm Park

This Upstate New York park squeezes a lot of history into its two-acre triangular space.