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Places visited in Watertown, Massachusetts
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments Mark I

This massive World War II calculator hearkens back to the days when "computer" was a job title.
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

O'Reilly Spite House

This is the house that spite built.
Boston, Massachusetts

Quentin Compson Memorial

A real plaque marks the spot where a Faulknerian character committed fictional suicide.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Forbes Pigment Collection

The thousands of shades on display — some toxic, others impossibly rare — are a library of more than just color.
Providence, Rhode Island

Roger Williams Root

The vaguely man-shaped root that ate the body of the founder of Rhode Island.
Watertown, Massachusetts

Julia Ward Howe's Grave

The final resting place of a suffragist author.
Brookline, Massachusetts

Last Known Whereabouts of Barbara Newhall Follett

The 1920s child prodigy author was last seen here at her Brookline home before vanishing at age 25.
Watertown, Massachusetts

Armenian Museum of America

Large Massachusetts museum dedicated to Armenian history and culture.
Boston, Massachusetts

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Beautiful steampunk ghosts of early Massachusetts.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health

A safe space and resource for anything and everything relating to sex and sexuality.
Waltham, Massachusetts

Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation

A steampunk wonderland that preserves America's history of industrial innovation.
Glocester, Rhode Island

Memorial to Betty the Learned Elephant

A plaque marks the spot on the bridge where one of the first elephants in the U.S., Little Bet, was gunned down.
Newton, Massachusetts

Echo Bridge

A historic bridge with a lovely acoustic anomaly.
Medfield, Massachusetts

Medfield State Hospital

Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings.