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Weatherford, Oklahoma

Dead Woman's Crossing

This highway overpass was named after the tragic disappearance of a young mother who got mixed up with the wrong people.
Cairo, Illinois

Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois

A once-booming Mississippi River town with a history of racial violence is now eerie and mostly abandoned.
Garretson, South Dakota

Devil's Gulch

The ravine where Jesse James supposedly performed an impossible jump to evade capture.
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

The remains of a community that was forced to move for a dam that never materialized still rot in this Pennsylvania park.
Wantage, New Jersey

High Point Monument

The highest point in New Jersey is marked by a massive, if simply named, obelisk.
Kutztown, Pennsylvania

'Untitled (Figure Balancing on Dog)'

A park in a small Pennsylvania town is home to an original sculpture by one of its native sons, legendary artist and activist Keith Haring.
Wilmington, Delaware

Ebright Azimuth

The highest point in Delaware is located under a trailer so this marker across the street will have to do.
Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola Graffiti Bridge

A local landmark with generations of spraypainted messages, and more being added each day.
Elberta, Alabama

Barber Marina

Come for the boats, stay to explore the intriguing assortment of art.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The world-record holder for the longest bridge stretching continuously over water.
Mandeville, Louisiana

Seven Sisters Oak

Some believe this tree to be more than 1,500 years old.
Seguin, Texas

World's Largest Pecan

The saga of the massive nut begins and ends in Texas.
Pensacola Beach, Florida

Pensacola Futuro House

Pensacola's UFO home has withstood many hurricanes—just as the experimental 1960s design intended.
Galveston, Texas

The Kettle House

This tiny, hurricane-resistant house in Galveston is one of the city's most notable architectural oddities.
San Antonio, Texas

Largest Virgin Mary Mosaic in the World

The 40-foot-tall votive candle is the largest of its kind.
San Antonio, Texas

St. Thérèse of Lisieux Painting

A priceless work of art created by the saint's own blood sister hangs in a San Antonio basilica.
New Braunfels, Texas

Naegelin's Bakery

Texas's oldest bakery serves authentic German pastries, including legendary strudel.
Ingram, Texas

Stonehenge II

A recreated Stonehenge stands in a country field, complete with Easter Island moai heads standing as sentries.
Mandeville, Louisiana

Old Lady of the Lake Oak

A 200-year-old live oak on the banks of Lake Pontchartrain.
Elberta, Alabama

Bamahenge

Alabama has a fiberglass Stonehenge. With apologies to Spinal Tap, this one is full-size.
Carrabelle, Florida

World's Smallest Police Station

This phone booth-sized municipal building has been a piece of police property for more than half a century.
Carrabelle, Florida

Carrabelle Bottle House

The bottle house obsession struck a Florida man in his retirement, and now he can't stop building.
St. Helena Island, South Carolina

St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins

The remains of a chapel created for convenience.
New Bern, North Carolina

Pepsi Inventor Caleb Bradham's Grave

The humble gravesite of the man who failed to cash in on his Pepsi-cola goldmine.