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Aaron Burr's Grave in the Princeton University's Presidents Plot
Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton Cemetery

The final resting place of many of New Jersey's most famous residents, including U.S. history's most in-vogue antagonist, Aaron Burr.
40.3540, -74.6595
Stone archway, landscaped with evergreens, July 2007. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds for Sculpture

A unique sculpture park that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
40.2355, -74.7179
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne, Australia

Old Melbourne Gaol

Once housing children next to hardened criminals this historic jail once displayed Ned Kelly's skull until it was stolen.
-37.8075, 144.9650
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
-37.8133, 144.9594
Melbourne, Australia

The Haunted Bookshop

Occult books, Tarot, Oddities.
-37.8155, 144.9617
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Concrete City
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

Concrete City

Buildings that dynamite couldn't bring down were abandoned because of bathroom issues.
41.1892, -75.9761
Augusta's haunted pillar.
Augusta, Georgia

Haunted Pillar

Death comes to anyone who dares to touch this concrete column.
33.4728, -81.9589
Monongahela Incline
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monongahela Incline

The country’s oldest funicular railway has been gliding up and down steepest Pittsburgh for nearly a century and a half.
40.4314, -80.0058
Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

A hospital falls into ruins after failing to act as the advocate for the mentally ill it was designed to be.
40.8365, -74.5093
Penn Hills Resort
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Penn Hills Resort

This abandoned Poconos resort is haunted by a history of kitschy romance and a violent fugitive.
41.0575, -75.2133
Shades of Death Road
Independence Township, New Jersey

Shades of Death Road

This ominously named New Jersey street seems to be attracting over-the-top legends of its own making.
40.9169, -74.8956
Jenny Jump State Forest
Frelinghuysen, New Jersey

Jenny Jump State Forest

This oddly-appellated state forest is said to take its name from an unfortunate young woman's unsuccessful suicide attempt.
40.9128, -74.9229
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
40.5625, -75.1343
Sleeping steel in the snow
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Hoover-Mason Trestle

The internal railway of one of the biggest steel plants in America has been transformed into a linear park with unique industrial views.
40.6140, -75.3676
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
40.8042, -76.3409
Box Hill Brick Works
Box Hill, Australia

Box Hill Brick Works

A local landmark that has become a hub of graffiti and urban exploration.
-37.8242, 145.1159
Coop's Shot Tower
Melbourne, Australia

Coop's Shot Tower

This historic Melbourne bullet factory is fully encased in a massive glass and steel cone.
-37.8101, 144.9628
Taxidermied Phar Lap
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

Taxidermy of the racing horse with a huge heart, who inspired hope in the Depression.
-37.8034, 144.9721