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The rebuilt Amistad
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
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The Summit of Mount Washington
Jackson, New Hampshire

Mount Washington

The highest point in the state of New Hampshire, and while unlikely "the worst weather in the world", it sure seems that way to hikers.
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The Southeast lighthouse.
New Shoreham, Rhode Island

Southeast Lighthouse

An architecturally unique lighthouse that had to be lifted up and moved to avoid falling in the sea.
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The Winchester Mystery House.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
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Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
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Historical photo of Green Animals, the oldest topiary garden in the United States.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Green Animals Topiary Garden

Unicorns, elephants, and bears, oh my!
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Spiral staircase - Fort Delaware
Delaware City, Delaware

Fort Delaware

A scenic fort on the harbor protected Philadelphia from an attack that never came.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Tour the dark and beloved poet's former cobwebbed basement, which may have inspired "The Black Cat."
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
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Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
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Danvers Hospital in 2008.
Danvers, Massachusetts

Danvers State Hospital

Basis for H.P. Lovecraft's horror stories and Batman's Arkham Asylum, now a horrifying condo.
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Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
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The well-kept headstones in the cemetery
Leicester, Massachusetts

Spider Gates Cemetery

The pleasant woodland cemetery that has inspired more than its fair share of wild legends.
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Springfield, Massachusetts

The Titanic Museum

Home to the Titanic Historical Society's collection.
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Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
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Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

The world's largest kaleidoscope, designed by a 1960s psychedelic artist.
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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.
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