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Garden, Michigan

Fayette Historic Townsite

This 19th-century ghost town offers a stunning view of Lake Michigan and a journey through the region's industrial past.
Orchard Park, New York

Eternal Flame Falls at Chestnut Ridge County Park

A natural gas leak provides a flickering flame beneath a waterfall.
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Inclined Plane

Steepest flood safety railway in the entire world.
Hyde Park, New York

The Hyde Park Vanderbilt Mansion

"A hideous albatross in the Hudson River Valley."
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small-town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Clingstone House

Eco-friendly island mansion.
Newport, Rhode Island

The Bells

A crumbling stone stable and carriage house are all that remain of a manse that was once filled with Egyptian artifacts.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Synagogue

Oldest synagogue in the United States.
Newport, Rhode Island

'The Wave'

An ode to Japanese artist Hokusai, with a bit of a comical twist.
Newport, Rhode Island

Queen Anne Square’s “Meeting Room”

Designed to not only to represent the history of the local community but also, the future.
Newport, Rhode Island

Commodore Matthew Perry Monument

Dedicated to the explorer who opened Japan to the West.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Cemetery

The second oldest Jewish graveyard in the U.S. is tiny, with connections to George Washington and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

The once-abandoned 140-year-old hotel used in the movie "In Dreams."
North Vernon, Indiana

Calli Nature Preserve-Rock Rest Falls

At the turn of the century, a chair like rock sat at the top of the falls and hosted the winner of a local beauty contest.
Fairhope, Alabama

Tolstoy Park, the Unusual Home of Henry Stuart

This small hut in the middle of a parking lot was once the wooded sanctuary of the 'Hermit of Montrose.'
Gulf Shores, Alabama

Fort Morgan Historic Site

This coastal port saw one of the most significant battles of the Civil War.
Jackson, Mississippi

Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home

This ranch house in Jackson's Elraine neighborhood was home to the civil rights icons and the site of a shocking assassination.
Oxford, Mississippi

Rowan Oak

William Faulkner kept his beloved estate wild and untamed.
Tupelo, Mississippi

Elvis Presley Birthplace

This two-room shotgun shack in Tupelo is the birthplace of a King.
Carrabelle, Florida

Carrabelle Bottle House

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

Crooked River Lighthouse

Tucked away in the forests of North Florida resides a 19th-century lighthouse.
Apalachicola, Florida

John Gorrie Ice Machine Museum

Of course the guy with the first patent for an ice machine lived in Florida.
Dothan, Alabama

World’s Smallest City Block

This tiny, triangular block has held the world record since 1964.