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The stone lighthouse
Toronto, Ontario

The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

The oldest landmark of Toronto is a testament to shifting sands.
43.6140, -79.3850
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Toronto, Ontario

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

One of Canada's most incredible rare book collections hold hundreds of thousands of gorgeous tomes that the general public can touch.
43.6641, -79.3985
The Yorkville Rock
Toronto, Ontario

The Yorkville Rock

This massive, ancient stone was disassembled and then put back together again.
43.6700, -79.3923
This house has been through a lot.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto's Half House

Willy Wonka would love this weird half-a-home.
43.6519, -79.3892
The colour coded directions are integrated into the signs.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
43.6487, -79.3781
Amelia Bloomer introduces Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Seneca Falls, New York

When Anthony Met Stanton

This statue commemorates the meeting of the most influential minds of the women’s rights movement.
42.9088, -76.7947
USA Field
Bluff Point, New York

USA Field

One patriotic farmer's ode to the 9/11 tragedy remains even after the farm changed hands.
42.5948, -77.1227
Largest Pancake Griddle In the World
Penn Yan, New York

Largest Pancake Griddle In the World

This oversize piece of novelty cookware once cooked the largest pancake in the world.
42.6602, -77.0530
Hill Cumorah
Palmyra, New York

Hill Cumorah

Golden plates containing what would become the Book of Mormon were believed to be buried on this New York hillside.
43.0069, -77.2259
Palmyra, New York

The Sacred Grove

A field in which God and his son Jesus purportedly appeared to a young farm boy named Joseph Smith.
43.0403, -77.2405
Pittsford, New York

Mushroom House of Rochester

Eclectic architecture in the woods of New York.
43.0478, -77.4746
Rochester, New York

Mount Hope Cemetery

An antique cemetery in New York, this land is home to any number of famed corpses.
43.1287, -77.6229
The taxidermed elephant head that's on display in the main room.
Rochester, New York

The George Eastman Museum

The home, museum, and death site of Kodak's influential founder.
43.1529, -77.5800
Rochester Abandoned Subway
Rochester, New York

Rochester Abandoned Subway

The remains of a failed subway in upstate New York is now an underground graffiti bunker.
43.1630, -77.6329
Susan B. Anthony's House & Museum
Rochester, New York

Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

"Call for the doctor, call for the nurse... Vote!! said the lady with the alligator purse."
43.1532, -77.6280
Rochester, New York

National Center for the History of Electronic Games

Comprehensive gaming collection of over 20,000 electronic games and consoles.
43.1526, -77.6006
Rochester, New York

The National Toy Hall of Fame

A collection of the best toys ever made, The National Toy Hall of Fame is filled with kids, fun, and for some reason, a bird preserve.
43.1527, -77.6007