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Perry, Maine

The Oldest 45th Parallel Marker in the U.S.

A roadside park in eastern Maine first marked the halfway point between the equator and North Pole with a brass pin in 1896.
Hancock, Maine

Pet Sematary Filming Sites

The house and graveyard used in the Stephen King spine-chiller.
Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Precious Blood Cemetery

This cemetery is home to numerous granite headstones that are works of art unto themselves.
East Granby, Connecticut

Old Newgate Prison

A former copper mine which became a truly unsuccessful prison.
Fall River, Massachusetts

Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast and Museum

Enjoy an overnight at an old haunted B&B site of the Borden family murders.
Putney, Vermont

Santa's Land

A classic roadside attraction on Vermont's historic Route 5.
Burlington, Vermont

Burled Forest

A forest wonderland caused by Burlington, Vermont's aggressive southwestern winds.
Salem, Massachusetts

Black Veil Shoppe of Drear & Wonder

Like stepping into a spooky fairy-tale, this shop carries the dark ideas of artists and other makers.
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Police Museum

This museum explores the history of policing and is also home to a very popular taxidermied duck.
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Opera House

This Art Deco theater is the last remaining opera house in the “little Broadway of the North.”
Portland, Maine

Umbrella Cover Museum

The world's only and thus largest collection of its kind celebrates everyday wonder through simple umbrella sheaths.
Bangor, Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery

The second-oldest garden cemetery in the U.S. was also a college brainstorm spot of Stephen King.
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Salem, Massachusetts

Joshua Ward House

This home is steeped in history from, George Washington to George Corwin, High Sheriff during the Salem Witch Trials.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Rob Zombie Sign

Welcome sign announcing Haverhill, MA, as the birthplace of horror rocker/artist/director Rob Zombie.
Truro, Massachusetts

North Truro Air Force Station

This abandoned radar station from the Cold War era now only broadcasts a seriously ominous air of isolation.
Sandwich, Massachusetts

The Bulb River

35,000 grape hyacinths flow like water down a garden hill.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Captain Edward Penniman House

The Cape Cod house that whaling built.
Brooklyn, New York

St. Anthony

Church featuring "high Victorian gothic" architecture.
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
New York, New York

No. 44 Stuyvesant

This 220-year-old house is a reminder of New York City's Dutch past.
Queens, New York

Vander Ende-Onderdonk House

The oldest Dutch colonial stone house in New York City is a hidden gem on the border of Brooklyn and Queens.