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The dramatic staircase of Madame Sherri's Castle.
Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Madame Sherri's Castle

Ruins of the elaborate house where the enigmatic costume designer threw glamorous parties for New York's theatrical elite.
42.8647, -72.5191
Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns

400 million-year old limestone caverns nestled in the Ozarks served as shelter and a hideout for cultures throughout North American history.
38.2745, -91.1057
Skull Cave
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Skull Cave

This shallow cave got its name from copious amount of human bones found inside.
45.8590, -84.6221
Grotto of Evil Spirits
Sevierville, Tennessee

Forbidden Caverns

Crazy lights and sound effects turn a walk through some caves into an eye-popping 1960s tourist attraction.
35.9042, -83.3468
The Organ
Luray, Virginia

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

An organ located deep within a cave and whose "pipes" are the geological features of the cave itself.
38.6614, -78.4850
Boonsboro, Maryland

Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Bizarre Cavern.
39.4989, -77.6763
Secret Caverns
Howes Cave, New York

Secret Caverns

Discovered by cows, these upstate New York show caves are presented with a healthy dose of psychedelic folk art.
42.7096, -74.3920
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
42.6946, -74.4087
A showcave in Indian Echo Caverns
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Indian Echo Caverns

These tourist trap caverns are said to be the former home of a legendary Pennsylvania Hermit.
40.2529, -76.7168
The Rainbow Hall
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world.
34.9740, -85.3504
Tuckaleechee Caverns. (Creative Commons)
Townsend, Tennessee

Tuckaleechee Caverns

Mile-long cave system near Great Smoky Mountains.
35.6584, -83.7766
The Olana mansion.
Hudson, New York

Olana

The Hudson River School comes alive at this palatial estate.
42.2171, -73.8293
A side view of Artist's Bridge
Newry, Maine

Artist's Bridge

A century after his death, this covered bridge still calls to mind the plein air painter who loved it.
44.4919, -70.8433
Brookfield, Vermont

Floating Bridge of Brookfield, VT

One car at a time please.
44.0426, -72.6048
Original bridge across the southern end of Lake Champlain, demolished in 2009
Addison, Vermont

Crown Point Bridge

Lake Champlain Bridge, the recently demolished and rebuilt bridge where they filmed "What Lies Beneath".
44.0361, -73.4189
Queens, New York

Pulaski Bridge

Named for a Polish national who fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolution, and example of Pulaski Red.
40.7392, -73.9526
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
40.8424, -73.9303
Emily's Bridge in Stowe, VT
Stowe, Vermont

Emily’s Bridge

New England covered bridge where a jilted lover is said to have hung herself before haunting it.
44.4402, -72.6800
Bridge and quay used in the shark attack scene.
Edgartown, Massachusetts

Jaws Bridge

The filming location of a shark attack in Steven Spielberg's "Jaws."
41.4161, -70.5487
Bermuda

Somerset Bridge

The world's smallest drawbridge.
32.2785, -64.8767
The main concourse. (Wikimedia Commons)
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Central Terminal

Ruins of a once-prized railroad station in New York.
42.8897, -78.8311
McLean, Virginia

Patowmack Canal

The semi-reclaimed ruins of this canal were once part of an ambitious plan to reroute the mighty potomac.
38.9976, -77.2541
Fort Richmond ruins, Fort Wadsworth.
Staten Island, New York

Fort Wadsworth

America's longest-manned military fort is now an just an abandoned hulk.
40.6036, -74.0588
One of the formidable Harris Batteries.
Queens, New York

Fort Tilden

This abandoned seaside fortress is now simply an imposing ruin being taken back by nature.
40.5632, -73.8833