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Fairfield, Ohio

Jungle Jim's International Market

An unusual, super-sized grocery adventure awaits in an Ohio suburb.
Columbus, Indiana

First Christian Church

The design of this modernist church was revolutionary when it was constructed in 1942.
Greenfield, Indiana

James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home

Take a glimpse into a pioneer-era homestead at the birthplace and home of Indiana's "Children's Poet."
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Pyramids

Inspired by a piece of concrete, these three pyramid-shaped buildings have been beloved Indianapolis landmarks for over 50 years.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Soldiers & Sailors Observatory

This Indianapolis landmark offers a secret panoramic view of the city. 
Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Steam Clock

At the top of the hour, this steam-powered clock's eight brass whistles play "Back Home Again in Indiana."
Mitchell, Indiana

Virgil I. Gus Grissom Rocket Monument

This memorial to the Mercury Seven astronaut stands at the site of his former elementary school.
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.
Clarksville, Indiana

Colgate Clock

The massive, original Colgate Clock is mounted on a defunct factory building that was once a prison.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Athenaeum

This stately clubhouse has showcased German-American culture for over a century.
Noblesville, Indiana

Hamilton County Museum of History and Jail

This turn of the century jail once held Charles Manson.
Greensburg, Indiana

Courthouse Tree

For over 100 years, this Indiana town has had a tree growing out the top of the local courthouse.
West Baden Springs, Indiana

West Baden Springs Hotel Library

A historic hotel library in Indiana hides more than a few secrets on its shelves.
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Grave of Johnny Appleseed

This grave marks the final resting place of pioneer John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Painted Rainbow Bridge

A flamboyantly decorated bridge signals diversity and fellowship at the entry to Indianapolis' Broad Ripple Village.
Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Indiana

You thought Santa Claus didn't exist, but it turns out you were wrong.
Metamora, Indiana

Grannie's Cookie Jars & Ice Cream Parlor

More than 3,200 cookie jars line the walls and shelves of this little shop and over 1,000 salt and pepper shakers
Fortville, Indiana

Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

The bespectacled, cocktail-sipping pachyderm is a strange but fitting liquor store mascot.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Ruins

Once adorning a New York skyscraper, these reclaimed ruins now haunt an Indiana park.
West Baden Springs, Indiana

Historic West Baden Springs Hotel

A turn-of-the-century architectural marvel built on healing mineral springs and salt licks.
St. Augustine, Florida

González–Álvarez House

Built around 1723, this is the oldest surviving home in the U.S.'s oldest colonial city.
St. Augustine, Florida

Potter's Wax Museum

America's first wax museum opened in 1948.
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum

One of the oldest, tallest, and most haunted lighthouses in America.
St. Augustine, Florida

Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries

The graves in Florida's oldest Black cemeteries are marked with shells, stones, and mementos of the deceased.