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Charlestown, Rhode Island

The Fantastic Umbrella Factory

250-year-old farm now features sculptures, a petting zoo and a hippy-bazaar.
York, Maine

York Witch Grave

The grave of Mary Nasson is shrouded by witchy legends.
York, Maine

Wiggly Bridge

True to its name, this bouncy walkway may be the world’s smallest suspension bridge.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Thompson Falls

This 150 foot seven-tiered cascading waterfall is one of the hidden gems of the White Mountains.
Portland, Maine

The Portland Observatory

The only remaining historic maritime signal station in the United States.
Mont Vernon, New Hampshire

William G. Bruce's Grave

A man killed in a hunting accident is eternally guarded by a granite hound tombstone.
Milford, New Hampshire

The Swing Bridge

This historic mini-suspension bridge was swept away once but is now here to stay.
Milford, New Hampshire

Harriet E. Wilson Memorial

This bronze statue commemorates the life of the first Black American to publish a novel in the United States.
Milford, New Hampshire

Caroline Cutter Headstone

A New Hampshire grave with a grudge.
Concord, Massachusetts

The Old Manse

The poems Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife Sophia etched into its windows are still visible today.
Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott based “Little Women” on her experiences growing up in this house with her sisters.
Providence, Rhode Island

Nori the Dragon

A giant green dragon crawls down from the roof of the Providence Children's Museum.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Three Sisters Lighthouses

These three lighthouses played a fundamental role in the maritime life of Eastham.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Captain Edward Penniman House

The Cape Cod house that whaling built.
Wareham, Massachusetts

Tremont Nail Company

The former home of the oldest nail maker in the United States was built on the ashes of a mill burned by the British.
Cohoes, New York

Site of the Cohoes Mastodon

A 13,000-year-old mastodon skeleton was found during the construction of a 19th-century New York mill.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hemenway Park

A lovely park home with a few interesting guests.
Rome, New York

Fort Stanwix National Monument

An interesting look into 18th-century American history.
Bologna, Italy

Towers of Bologna

Over 100 towers were built in Bologna during the Middle Ages, but only 22 survive.
Florence, Italy

Bronze Replica of Michelangelo’s David

A copy of the famous statue can be found in this Florence piazza, along with one of the most breathtaking views of the city below.
Buffalo, New York

William McKinley Assassination Plaque

The site of William McKinley's tragic assassination is only marked by an underwhelming boulder.
Buffalo, New York

The Darwin D. Martin House

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest—and favorite—architectural masterpieces was almost lost.
Canastota, New York

International Boxing Hall of Fame

Celebrating the greatest pugilists the world has ever known.
Amsterdam, New York

Volkswagen on a Smokestack

An upstate New York garage advertises its services by literally putting the automobile above all else.