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Niagara Falls, New York

Edward Dean Adams Power Plant

Genesis of modern hydroelectric power.
Niagara Falls, New York

Book Corner

Western New York's largest independent bookstore doubles as a historical repository of all things Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Tesla Monument in New York

One of many reminders of Tesla's scientific contributions overlooks the falls which inspired him.
Niagara Falls, New York

Prophet Isaiah's Second Coming House

Quite possibly the last cross all humans will ever see.
Niagara Falls, New York

Love Canal Containment Zone

Toxic waste disaster that founded the Superfund program.
La Malbaie, Québec

Les Jardins de Quatre-Vents

This Quebec estate is home to the elaborate gardens of a self-taught horticulturist.
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Québec

Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!

The only town in the world with two exclamation points in its name.
Rimouski, Québec

R.M.S. Empress of Ireland Memorial and Mass Grave

This memorial to a horrific ship collision sits over a mass grave holding dozens of the victims.
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey

Batsto Village

This historic New Jersey iron-working village is a ghost town but it looks like it was just built yesterday.
Linwood, New Jersey

Clara Glen Pet Cemetery

This quaint New Jersey graveyard is an eternal resting place for thousands of beloved pets.
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Step inside Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City's First Slot Machine

Amazingly, this old machine within the Resorts Casino still functions.
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Chicken Bone Beach

Once forgotten, this strip of sand was a rare beachside haven for Black Americans in Atlantic City.
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Greek Temple Monument War Memorial

Memorial built in 1922 in remembrance of WWI casualties.
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Chef Vola's

If it feels like a speakeasy, that’s because it probably was one.
Wildwood, New Jersey

The Race of Gentlemen

Vintage cars and motorcycles race for glory in a throwback motorsport celebration on the Jersey shore.
Rio Grande, New Jersey

Menz Restaurant & Bar

Come for the Italian food, stay for the taxidermy and giant statues.
Cape May, New Jersey

Wreck of the S.S. Atlantus

The rusting remains are visible sticking out of the waters of the Delaware Bay.
Cape May, New Jersey

Sometimes Train Tracks of Sunset Beach

Several times a year, during low tide, two pairs of historic train tracks are revealed on this New Jersey beach.
Cape May, New Jersey

Bunker At Cape May Point

World War II bunker still standing on the New Jersey beach.
Ottawa, Ontario

Mer Bleue Bog

A boardwalk winds above this beautiful bog full of wildlife and a rare type of turtle.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
Ottawa, Ontario

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
Ottawa, Ontario

The Diefenbunker

Canada's Subterranean Cold War Museum.