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Boiceville, New York

Steve Heller's Fabulous Furniture (and Sculpture Garden)

Homemade rockets, dinosaurs, and robots make this New York small business much more than a furniture store.
Rhinebeck, New York

Wyndcliffe Mansion

What was once a trend-setting, phrase-coining icon of architectural splendor is now a rotting, forgotten hulk.
Rhinebeck, New York

Wilderstein Mansion

The life of one of FDR's possible mistresses is preserved in her palatial Hudson Valley mansion.
Hudson, New York

Olana

The Hudson River School comes alive at this palatial estate.
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog.
Elka Park, New York

Dibbles Quarry

An abandoned 19th century quarry in the middle of the woods, remade by unnamed wanderers into a massive series of rock thrones.
Kingston, New York

The Dollhouse

An abandoned dollhouse factory.
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

Eccentric concrete mansion and museum designed and built by hand from the inside out.
West Chester, Pennsylvania

Baldwin's Book Barn

This might just be the TARDIS of bookstores.
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds for Sculpture

A unique sculpture park that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Bowman's Hill Tower

This stone tower marks a lookout point over the historic Washington Crossing, and maybe some buried treasure.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
Staten Island, New York

Remains of Fort Wadsworth

Once America's longest-manned military fort, now an abandoned hulk.
Brooklyn, New York

Floyd Bennett Field

Home of aviation trailblazers.
Queens, New York

Fort Tilden

This abandoned seaside fortress is now simply an imposing ruin being taken back by nature.
Thiells, New York

Letchworth Village

Decades after testing the polio vaccine on unwitting patients, this historic mental hospital sits in ruin.
Brooklyn, New York

First Maryland Regiment Mass Grave

The mass grave of a heroic Revolutionary War regiment sits below an empty lot near the Gowanus Canal.
Brooklyn, New York

Morbid Anatomy Museum

A museum devoted to bringing to light forgotten or neglected histories through exhibitions, education and public programming.
Brooklyn, New York

Undertaker's Ledgers

Records of the dead describe the myriad odd ways people used to die.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Theatre Fire Memorial

A mass grave for victims of one of the city’s worst fires.
Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery

A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
Brooklyn, New York

McGovern Weir Greenhouse

One of only two remaining Victorian-era greenhouses in New York.
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Visitation Monastery

A working monastery hidden away in Brooklyn once abutted the location of a former inebriate's home.