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Port Quin, England

Doyden Castle

This remote castle was built to be a wealthy businessman's palace of vice but is now simply a historic vacation cottage
26 Nov 2014
Leominster, Massachusetts

Frances H. and Jonathan Drake House

This unassuming Massachusetts residence was built with a trap door to hide escapees on the Underground Railroad
25 Nov 2014
Zalipie, Poland

The Painted Village of Zalipie

This uber-quaint Polish village is known for its habit of painting elaborate floral motifs on just about everything
21 Nov 2014
Dunmow, United Kingdom

Talliston House & Gardens

An English artist has turned an unassuming ex-council house into a time-lost house of mystery
18 Nov 2014
Worcestershire, England

Harvington Hall

Built by the patron saint of illusionists this Elizabethan manor house is riddled with secret cubbies for hiding priests
17 Nov 2014
Royse City, Texas

Royse City Futuro House

This crumbling UFO is one of only a few remaining "moveable ski chalets" of its kind
12 Nov 2014
Nettlestone, England

No Man's Land

This foolish Victorian sea fort was converted to a deluxe hotel before becoming an abandoned wasteland
07 Nov 2014
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Georgia

Towers of Svaneti

Fortified homes of highland warriors that are still in use today
03 Nov 2014
Hillsborough, California

The Flintstone House

A burnt orange monolithic dome structure perched on a hillside near Interstate 280
03 Nov 2014
Bull Valley , Illinois

George Stickney House

This softly rounded mansion was built without corners not to avoid evil spirits, but to make them more comfortable
03 Nov 2014
Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

Birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters
31 Oct 2014
Gatineau, Canada

Carbide Willson Ruins

The remains of a paranoid inventor's hidden workshop lie in beautiful ruins amidst a Canadian park
29 Oct 2014
Nuremberg, Germany

Henkerhaus

Nestled on the banks of a river in Nuremburg is a small museum that was once home of the city's official executioner
28 Oct 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

St. Peter’s Spiritual Temple

A reclusive Memphis neighborhood is home to decades worth of misunderstood Masonic folk art
21 Oct 2014
Villisca, Iowa

Villisca Axe Murder House

A number of gruesome unsolved murders have turned this simple home into a morbid tourist trap
17 Oct 2014
Pacifica, California

McCloskey Castle

Abortion, prohibition, religion, war, and fear all play a part in the history of this idiosyncratic Pacifica castle
16 Oct 2014
Upper Twin Lake, Alaska

Proenneke's Cabin

The simple log cabin of a famed loner and naturalist stands preserved as a symbol of the ultimate DIY lifestyle
07 Oct 2014
Los Altos Hills, California

Pandemonium Aviaries

Hidden among the multi-million dollar mansions in the Santa Cruz hills is a sanctuary for troubled birds
29 Sep 2014
Chicago , Illinois

Noble–Seymour–Crippen House

The oldest house in Chicago certainly doesn't look the part and there are some who say it doesn't deserve its title either
26 Sep 2014
Erfurt, Germany

Krämerbrücke

This historic stone bridge has an entire neighborhood clinging to its sides
08 Sep 2014
Whittier, Alaska

Whittier, Alaska

This small city where almost everyone lives in the same building can only be reached via North America's longest tunnel
08 Sep 2014
Borgvattnet, Sweden

Borgvattnet Vicarage

Said to be one of Sweden's most haunted places, this vicarage once even attracted a ghost-busting priest
05 Sep 2014
Somerville, Massachusetts

The Site of the World's First Residential Telephone Line

This Massachusetts home was the first to have its own phone number: 1
04 Sep 2014
Boise, Idaho

The Basque Block

A small section of Boise, Idaho maintains the unique culture and traditions of the Basque people
18 Aug 2014
Berlin, Germany

Georg-von-Rauch-Haus

Named after a violent German anarchist, this famous Berlin squat is a graffiti-covered stronghold of leftist activism
06 Aug 2014
Brunswick, Germany

Happy Rizzi House

Bursting forth from a historic German neighborhood, these day-glo palaces are now a bright fixture in the town
29 Jul 2014
Paris, France

Maison de Serge Gainsbourg

The former home of France's controversial pop maestro is almost completely covered in ever-changing tributes and graffiti
23 Jul 2014
Halifax, Canada

Maud Lewis' Painted House

This tiny abode has been covered in the art of the little old lady who made her life and living there
15 Jul 2014
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