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Rhinebeck, New York

Wyndcliffe Mansion

What was once a trend-setting, phrase-coining icon of architectural splendor is now a rotting, forgotten hulk.
Woodstock, New York

Overlook Mountain House Ruins

A once grand hotel is being retaken by the wilderness it once capitalized on.
Cold Spring, New York

West Point Foundry Preserve

This abandoned ironworks was once the most important military supplier in America.
Cold Spring, New York

Mt. Taurus Quarry

Reforestation in action is the main attraction in this abandoned quarry.
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business.
Staatsburg, New York

Esopus Island

An unassuming island in the middle of the Hudson that hosts campers, including Aleister Crowley.
Woodstock, New York

Woodstock School of Art Sculpture Garden

A peaceful international sculpture garden in upstate New York.
Rosendale, New York

Widow Jane Mine

This old cement mine has been used as everything from a mushroom farm to a recording studio.
Red Hook, New York

Mayan Ruins on the Hudson

For over 80 years, Mayan ruins stood proudly in a most unlikely location.
Red Hook, New York

Historic Village Diner

A nearly 100-year-old dining car in upstate New York embodies the golden age of roadside dining.
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
Woodstock, New York

Woodstock Artists Cemetery

Now the final resting place of prominent artists and musicians, it was originally founded to separate the rich from the poor in death.
Kingston, New York

Four Corners

The only intersection in America where the buildings on all four corners were built pre-Revolutionary War.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Cats of Longwood Gardens

These lush botanical gardens employ the most purrfect pest control force.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Civil War Tails at the Homestead Diorama Museum

A diorama of the Civil War, fought by cats.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
Cockeysville, Maryland

Beaver Dam

A swimming hole in the historic industrial quarry that supplied the marble for the Baltimore Washington Monument.
Havre de Grace, Maryland

Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

The Decoy Capital of the World.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

John Goodway Sycamore Tree

This massive sycamore tree has been labeled as one of the largest in the state.
Darlington, Maryland

Conowingo Dam

Although built to generate electricity for Marylanders, this dam has become an all-you-can-eat buffet for American bald eagles.
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Indian Echo Caverns

These tourist trap caverns are said to be the former home of a legendary Pennsylvania Hermit.
Delta, Pennsylvania

Peach Bottom Slate

The slate extracted from these Pennsylvania quarries was once hailed as the finest in the world.
Airville, Pennsylvania

Indian Steps Museum

A small museum along the Susquehanna River is home to a rich collection of Native American artifacts.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Wheatland

The home of possibly the least-loved U.S. president stands as a sort of unpopular Monticello.