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Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
Swift Run, Virginia

Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Markers

On the side of a Virginia highway, a collection of monuments commemorates an 18th-century trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Indian Head, Maryland

Chapman State Park

A state park that once served as an important river crossing, and now offers protected lands for endangered plants and animals.
Port Royal, Virginia

Assassin's End

The Virginia farm where John Wilkes Booth met his grisly end is now largely forgotten.
Beaufort, North Carolina

North Carolina Maritime Museum at Beaufort

A maritime museum holding the remains of Blackbeard's pirate ship.
Greenville, Maine

B52 Crash Site

The debris forms a solemn memorial to those who died in a 1963 accident.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello's Vegetable Garden and Fruitery

Thomas Jefferson's estate is home to hundreds of varieties of historic fruits and vegetables.
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
Yorktown, Virginia

Surrender Field

The location where the American Revolution ended.
Wye Mills, Maryland

Wye Oak State Park

The last remains of one of the oldest and largest oak trees in the United States calls this state park home.
Cambridge, Maryland

Bucktown Village Store

This 1830s store is believed to be the site of Harriet Tubman's first stand.
Derby, Vermont

Haskell Free Library and Opera House

This unusual building straddles two countries.
Richmond, Vermont

Old Round Church

This rare polygonal meeting house is rumored to be built in a circle so that the devil has nowhere to hide.
Shrewsbury, Vermont

Clarendon Gorge Bridge

A cable-suspension footbridge that hangs high above the Mill River.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Free Expression Tunnel

In a pedestrian tunnel on North Carolina State’s campus resides an expressive and artistic free-for-all.
Beaufort, North Carolina

Old Burying Ground

Burial site more than 300 years old.
Corolla, North Carolina

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Beautiful Gothic-inspired lighthouse stands out among the run-of-the-mill striped fare on Bodies Island.
Ocracoke, North Carolina

British Cemetery of Ocracoke

The North Carolina grounds are leased in perpetuity to the British Commonwealth for as long as the WWII sailors are buried there.
Nags Head, North Carolina

Jockey's Ridge

This shifting North Carolina sand dune is an odd little desert surrounded by oceanic forest life.
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Monument to a Century of Flight

Down the road from where the Wright brothers lifted off is another flight tribute practically hidden from sight in the woods.
Corolla, North Carolina

Corolla Wild Horses

One of the best places to see feral Colonial Spanish Mustangs in the United States.
Church Creek, Maryland

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park

The grounds of former plantations where abolitionist Harriet Tubman spent her youth enslaved are now a museum to her incredible life.
Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Samuel Mudd House Museum

Home of the physician who set the leg of John Wilkes Booth after the Lincoln assassination.
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.