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Yosemite National Park

One of the crown jewels of the national park system, Yosemite has been enjoyed by generations of nature lovers. But few realize that the efforts of one man helped save this majestic natural monument from destructive exploitation.

Yosemite Village, CA

 
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Angeles National Forest

Outside of Los Angeles is a pristine expanse of mountains, lakes and woodlands known as the Angeles National Forest. This beautiful natural monument is said to be the home of a terrifying mythical beast known as the “Devil’s Lake Thunderbird.”

701 N. Santa Anita Ave
Arcadia, CA 91006

 
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Green-Wood Cemetery

In New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery, 2 tombstones mark the graves of Dr. Harvey Burdell and his wife Emma Cunningham. Could the doctor’s seemingly devoted wife have murdered her husband?

500 25th St.
Brooklyn, NY

 
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Unconditional Surrender Statue

Next to the retired USS Midway is a statue commemorating one of the most famous public displays of affection in history – the unforgettable moment when a US Navy sailor kissed a nurse in Times Square to mark the end of World War II.

Tuna Harbour Park
San Diego, CA ‎

 
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St. Louis Gateway Arch

At the base of the iconic St. Louis Gateway Arch stands “The Captains’ Return” statue, dedicated to the historic voyage of discovery lead by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.

St Louis, MO

 
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Hilo Tsunami Clock

In the coastal town of Hilo on Hawaii’s Big Island stands a public clock forever frozen in time, marking the moment on May 22, 1960, when a massive tsunami hit the island, destroying everything in its path.

Kamehameha Ave
Naniloa Golf Course Hilo, HI

 
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The Alamo

The Alamo was the location of an infamous and legendary battle and now stands as hallowed ground. It’s famous for a heroic tale of martyrdom, but some say it’s also home to a vast and long-forgotten treasure.

300 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205

 
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Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House is a sprawling mansion, constructed over the course of nearly 4 decades and containing over 160 rooms, thousands of windows and a host of architectural details that bewilder all who see it.

525 S Winchester Blvd
San Jose, CA ‎

 

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