HISTORY: The Afton Historical Society Museum features items relating to local and Mormon history, including artifacts from the life of Joseph Smith. Other items are stored in a barn on the museum grounds.
HISTORY: Lincoln was born at the home on Feb 12, 1809. A granite-and-marble Beaux Art memorial stands at the spot, containing a "symbolic" birth cabin. The memorial was dedicated in 1911 by President Taft.
HISTORY: The 1941 museum restores, preserves and displays aircraft from WWII and the Korean War. Planes on display include a Boeing B-17 that was featured in the film "Memphis Belle" and a Douglas A-20 Havoc.
HISTORY: Although NYC never was attacked during the Civil War, that doesn't mean it wasn't prepared. Four of these 13-inch seacoast mortars were stationed near Fort Hamilton, along with guns in Staten Island.
HISTORY: This limestone mansion served as the home of industrialist Chester Wickwire and his descendants until 1973. The museum features rooms filled with Victorian-era furnishings, decorations and artifacts.
HISTORY UK: Unsold pigs were given to St. Anthony's hospital from this market in the 12th Century. When seen wondering the streets you were obliged to feed them. They grew to great sizes and were worth a fortune
HISTORY UK: Originally named Old Jerusalem, this pub was renamed after Richard, the local dandy and warehouse owner, who became famous for refusing to tidy up after his fiancee died on the eve of their wedding.
Opera House · City of Westminster · 120 tips and reviews
HISTORY UK: In 1837 The Royal Opera house was the first ever theatre to use limelight. Limelight comes from the mixing of oxygen and hydrogen and then adding real burning lime to achieve a bright light.
HISTORY UK: Every year a Norway Spruce is erected here and decorated as part of the Christmas festivities. The tree is a gift of thanks from the Norwegians for Britain's support during the Second World War
Champagne Bar · City of London · 44 tips and reviews
HISTORY UK: Not only was it the first skyscraper in Britain to reach the 600ft, in 2005 it became the first office building in Britain to accommodate a restaurant which can boast a prestigious Michelin star.
HISTORY UK: In 200AD the London Wall was one of the largest construction projects carried out in Roman Britain. It would have required 1,300 barge journeys to transport the 85,000 tons of stone from Kent.
HISTORY: This is New York City's oldest park, a designation it received in 1733. According to legend, over a century earlier, in 1626, Native Americans sold the island of Manhattan to the Dutch at this site.