Monumental Mysteries: Kecksburg Acorn Pictures

Don Wildman investigates a bizarre acorn-shaped sculpture, the world's smallest skyscraper and a engineering wonder inspired by an eccentric figure.
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Kecksburg Space Acorn

This peculiar monument was inspired by a mysterious object that reportedly fell from the sky and sparked a storm of controversy, panic and fear

Kecksburg Space Acorn

The quaint town of Kecksburg, PA, is home to a giant acorn-shaped sculpture with strange hieroglyphic-like markings.

Murder at the Mission

Located in San Miguel, CA, this splendid, 18th century adobe structure is steeped in history and culture.

Murder at the Mission

The serenity of this landmark belies its sinister past. These sacred grounds witnessed the horrific scene of one of the state's earliest mass murders.

Skyscraper Swindle

Despite its diminutive size, this building boasts a tall tale and is a monument to the greed and gullibility that came during America's oil boom era.

Skyscraper Swindle

In the downtown district of Wichita, TX, stands a 4-story, 40-foot-tall high-rise structure that is known as the world's smallest skyscraper.

Holocaust Hero

In the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles, there is a distinguished bronze figure that honors a remarkable hero who never sought the spotlight.

Holocaust Hero

Through an extraordinary act of courage, this brave diplomat defied the Nazi regime and helped save thousands of lives during World War 2.

Emperor of the United States

Spanning 8.5 miles, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is one of the country's busiest and longest crossings.

Emperor of the United States

This 20th century steel wonder might have never existed if it wasn't for a visionary eccentric who declared himself the Emperor of the United States.

La Belle Rebelle

On the side of a quiet road in Martinsburg, WV, there is a small, unassuming signpost with a simple inscription underneath 2 Civil War era hats.

La Belle Rebelle

While this unadorned marker is easily overlooked, it tells a larger-than-life tale of an enigmatic beauty who fought for her cause by using her feminine wiles.