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Griswold, Connecticut

Jewett City Vampires

The graves of a Connecticut family thought to be plagued by a vampire.
Southbridge, Massachusetts

Optical Heritage Museum

A quirky museum paying tribute to the history of the optical industry.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Windham, Connecticut

Thread City Crossing Bridge

Public outcry led to this bridge's unique character which celebrates a giant frog battle and also sewing.
Pomfret, Connecticut

The Abandoned Village of Bara-Hack

A few stone foundations and an old graveyard are all that is left of this once thriving settlement in the wilds of Connecticut.
Newington, Connecticut

Cedarcrest Hospital

An overgrown and abandoned tuberculosis ward resides in the midst of a quaint modern neighborhood.
East Haddam, Connecticut

Johnsonville Village

This picturesque Victorian ghost town was once a thriving mill community.
East Haddam, Connecticut

Sunrise Resort

An abandoned 146-acre summer resort slowly being reclaimed by nature.
Providence, Rhode Island

Neutaconkanut Hill Park

A virtually untouched "home on the hill" for the flora and fauna of Rhode Island.
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
Hartford, Connecticut

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

The author of Uncle Tom's Cabin was neighbors with Mark Twain while living in this Connecticut home.
Hartford, Connecticut

Abandoned Comet Diner

An iconic steel and chrome diner from the 1940s left empty for nearly 20 years is in danger of being demolished.
Hartford, Connecticut

Coltsville

An abandoned gun-funded 19th century utopia.
Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford Circus Fire Memorial

Memorial to one of the most fatal fires in both circus and U.S. history.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Higgins Armory Museum

Once a private collection, now the only museum of arms and armor in the Western Hemisphere - CLOSED.
Worcester, Massachusetts

American Antiquarian Society

This little-known rival to the Library of Congress houses one of the largest collections of pre-1876 American books, newspapers, and manuscripts.
Springfield, Massachusetts

The Titanic Museum

Home to the Titanic Historical Society's collection.
Spencer, Massachusetts

Spencer Brewery

The only certified Trappist brewery outside of Europe hides in the central Massachusetts hills.
Leicester, Massachusetts

Spider Gates Cemetery

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

Spooner Well

Monument on the spot where in 1778, Bathsheba Spooner had her husband Joshua killed and dumped down his own well.
Leadville, Colorado

Leadville's Abandoned Silver Mine

Abandoned silver mine strewn with wrecked and twisted structures.
Los Angeles, California

Old Zoo Picnic Area

The abandoned zoo enclosures offer a perfect place to experience the other side of the bars.
Millbrook, Alabama

Spectre Set Ruins

The remains of an idyllic small town built for the film "Big Fish" still stand around a rundown main street.
Preston, Connecticut

Norwich State Hospital

Underground tunnels remain beneath this abandoned mental asylum.