Cleopatra's Royal Quarters found in Alexandria, Eqypt by French underwater acheologist Frank Goddio. Lost for 1,600 years historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, artifacts remained largely intact.
Unitarian Church of Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1772, it is the oldest Unitarian congregation in the South. Then as now, the church is an anachronism: a bastion of liberal, inclusive theology in a state known for its rock-ribbed conservative Christian orthodoxy.