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Stowe, Vermont

Trapp Family Lodge

Vermont's hills are alive with the sound of music at this historic hotel.
Wall Township, New Jersey

Marconi American Wireless Company Tower

A piece of telecommunications history.
Canterbury, England

Geoffrey Chaucer Statue

Inspired by Thomas Stothard's painting of the "Journey to Canterbury," albeit with Canterbury natives.
Concord, Massachusetts

Old North Bridge

The phrase "the shot heard around the world" was coined after a skirmish at this bridge.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Monument to the Angel of Marye's Heights

The Kirkland Monument remembers a selfless Civil War hero who braved the battlefield to give water to his dying enemies.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Innis House

A home that witnessed Civil War combat on the Sunken Road has the battle scars to prove it.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Slaughter Pen Farm

The site of one of the deadliest skirmishes during the Battle of Fredricksburg.
London, England

The Fortnum & Mason Clock

At the top of the hour, figures of the London department store's two co-founders emerge and bow to each other.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sault Canal Locks

Beautiful scenery, history, science, and physics come together in this remnant of shipping lore.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Paul Revere Capture Site

This location holds the truth to what truly happened that faithful night.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Argus Museum

One of the camera company's former manufacturing buildings is now a museum dedicated to its history.
Sudbury, Massachusetts

Wayside Inn

The oldest continuously-operated inn in the United States, once owned by Henry Ford.
Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

In the power of this waterfall, Alexander Hamilton saw the potential for industry.
Holmdel, New Jersey

Bell Laboratories Transistor Water Tower

This water tower commemorates the invention of the transistor on this site in 1947.
New York, New York

WTC Station 'E' Subway Entrance

A remnant of the original World Trade Center complex continues to serve as a commuter gateway.
New Haven, Connecticut

Pirelli Building

After decades of neglect, a brutalist icon is getting new life as an eco-friendly hotel.
West Orange, New Jersey

Glenmont

Thomas Edison's home and final resting place also boasts an impressive garage, where some of the earliest electric cars are on display.
Hamden, Connecticut

Sleeping Giant Observation Tower

Amazing views of Long Island Sound can be seen from this mountaintop tower.
West Orange, New Jersey

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Take a step into the workshop where Edison and his employees revolutionized the world.
Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Site of Alice's Restaurant

You can get anything you want at the former site of the restaurant immortalized by Arlo Guthrie.
Tampa, Florida

Columbia Restaurant

This grand Spanish-Cuban restaurant has been serving customers for more than a century.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Jefferson Rock

This shale formation along the Appalachian Trail once inspired the third president of the United States.
Glenside, Pennsylvania

Grey Towers Castle

Designed by Horace Trumbauer in 1893, this Gothic-style castle is now a home for academics.
Wilton, New York

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark

This picturesque cottage was the site of Ulysses S. Grant’s final and perhaps most important campaign.