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Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Higgins Armory Museum

Once a private collection, now the only museum of arms and armor in the Western Hemisphere - CLOSED.
Cape May, New Jersey

Bunker At Cape May Point

World War II bunker still standing on the New Jersey beach.
Cape May, New Jersey

Wreck of the S.S. Atlantus

The rusting remains are visible sticking out of the waters of the Delaware Bay.
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Step inside Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Colgate Clock

On the Hudson resides one of the largest clocks in the world.
Staten Island, New York

Fresh Kills Landfill

One-time largest man-made structure in the world will be a park in 30 years.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Giant Ants

Ant sculptures march up the side of what used to be an iconic spot in punk rock lore.
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities is home to the remains of Albert Einstein's brain.