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Boston, Massachusetts

98 Prince Street

The infamous Boston Mob ran rackets from an office here in the 1970s.
Boston, Massachusetts

Brattle Book Shop

One of the oldest used bookstores in the U.S. has been selling antiquarian treasures since 1825.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Liberty Tree

The former site of an all-but-forgotten colonial landmark is now remembered by an often overlooked bas relief.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of St. Anthony's Feast

Each August, one of the largest religious (and food) celebrations in the country is held in Boston.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
Boston, Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Monument

This monument on Breed's Hill proves that one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War is misnamed.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
Princeton, Massachusetts

Redemption Rock

This massive boulder is inscribed with the story of a sensational hostage negotiation dating back to Colonial times.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This simple foot bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
Dedham, Massachusetts

Fairbanks House

The oldest surviving wood-frame building in North America is still in the family.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

O'Reilly Spite House

This is the house that spite built.
Leominster, Massachusetts

Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park

Funded entirely by volunteers and donors this military memorial features a tank with a comedy line on its barrel.
Newton, Massachusetts

Star Market

This supermarket is suspended 25 feet above an interstate highway.
Newton, Massachusetts

Echo Bridge

A historic bridge with a lovely acoustic anomaly.
Medfield, Massachusetts

Medfield State Hospital

Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings.
Concord, Massachusetts

Author's Ridge

This small section of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is rotten with famous authors' graves.
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
Clinton, Massachusetts

Fuller Field

The record-holding oldest baseball field in continuous use has been hosting games since 1878.
Clinton, Massachusetts

Museum of Russian Icons

This old mill and former police station now present a world-class collection of Orthodox iconography.
Clinton, Massachusetts

Clinton Tunnel

Now abandoned and graffiti-covered, this railroad tunnel was once the longest in Massachusetts.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Ponyhenge

No one really knows how these old hobby horses got here, but the herd keeps growing.
Stow, Massachusetts

Collings Foundation

War planes on tour promoting "living history."
Sudbury, Massachusetts

The Redstone Schoolhouse

This classic red schoolhouse is said to have been where Mary and her little lamb went to school.
Marlborough, Massachusetts

The John Brown Bell

America's "second most important bell" is a contentious spoil of the Civil War.