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Lake Placid, New York

John Brown's Farm

It wouldn't be long after purchasing this farm, Brown would lead his siege on Harper's Ferry.
Lake Placid, New York

David Henderson Memorial

This memorial in the Adirondack wilderness honors the accidental death of a Scottish entrepreneur.
Rochester, New York

Mount Hope Cemetery

An antique cemetery in New York, this land is home to any number of famed corpses.
Rochester, New York

Susan B. Anthony's Grave

The gravestone of the suffragist leader attracted extra visitors during the 2016 election.
Kingston, New York

Four Corners

The only intersection in America where the buildings on all four corners were built pre-Revolutionary War.
Bethel, New York

Woodstock Site

The dairy farm in upstate New York where nearly half a million people gathered for three days of peace and music in 1969.
White Lake, New York

White Lake Mansion House Ruins

These mouldering mansion ruins remember a time when the Catskills were nothing but luxury.
Parksville, New York

Parksville

This Central New York ghost town was once a prosperous railroad community.
Neversink, New York

Neversink

The lost town of Neversink, sunk by New York City.
Orlando, Florida

Jack Kerouac House

The humble final home where the famous beat author wrote one of his most famous works a popular pilgrimage site for fans on the road.
Orlando, Florida

Global Convergence Sculpture

Remarkably realistic Florida shoal bass "swim" inside this large globoid sculpture.
New York, New York

The Site of Stanford White's Sex Crimes

Now a mere parking lot, this bygone address was once the setting of a New York sex scandal which led to one of the most sensational murders in the city's history.
New York, New York

New York Herald Monument

There are owls with glowing eyes in Herald Square.
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
New York, New York

The General Worth Monument

This monument to a veteran of the Mexican-American War is one of only two in Manhattan that serve as an actual mausoleum.
New York, New York

The Statue of Roscoe Conkling

A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
New York, New York

The Narrowest Building in New York

This slender three-story building has also had several famous residents.
New York, New York

Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
New York, New York

Hess' Triangle

New York City's smallest piece of private property.
New York, New York

Israel Miller's 'Show Folks Shoe Shop' Building

Amid the marketing blitz of modern Times Square is an elegant holdover from its showbiz glory days.
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.
Washington, D.C.

Knife Edge

Architecture lovers won’t stop touching the National Gallery's 19.5 degree marble prow.
Washington, D.C.

Fort DeRussy

A Civil War fort in the middle of Washington, D.C. has been swallowed by a forest.
Washington, D.C.

Chinatown Barnes Dance

The unique traffic pattern named for an influential urban planner is also known as the Pedestrian Scramble.