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Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries

From economic backbone of a community to deadly diving hole, these former stone quarries are now a park for rock climbers and graffiti artists.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mount Auburn Cemetery

This peaceful Massachusetts graveyard was one of the first "garden-style" cemeteries in America.
Lowell, Massachusetts

The Mysterious Witch Bonney

The Mysterious Witch Bonney, a haunted statue in an old industrial city.
Truro, Massachusetts

North Truro Air Force Station

This abandoned radar station from the Cold War era now only broadcasts a seriously ominous air of isolation.
Lincoln, New Hampshire

The Basin

Even Henry David Thoreau found this glacial pothole irresistible.
Laconia, New Hampshire

American Classic Arcade Museum

The largest arcade museum in the world chronicles the golden age of video games which ended promptly in 1987.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

U.S.S. Albacore

Once the future of underwater combat, this old sub is now open for visitors to muck around in.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Glacial Potholes

Over fifty whirling pools left by the glacial age.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

The Bridge of Flowers

In the village of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, a bridge is groomed to bloom beautifully with flowers all summer long.
Salem, New Hampshire

Mystery Hill: America's Stonehenge

America's oldest archaeological site or a muddled case of wishful thinking.
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Rob Zombie Sign

Welcome sign announcing Haverhill, MA, as the birthplace of horror rocker/artist/director Rob Zombie.
Pelham, New Hampshire

Pinball Wizard

Expertly restored pinball machines as far as the eye can see.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
Salem, Massachusetts

Witch Dungeon Museum

Experience the hysteria of a 17th century witch hunt through goofy reenactments and wax dummies that should probably be burned at the stake.
Peabody, Massachusetts

Grave of the Boston Strangler

Grave of the man supposedly responsible for a series of infamous murders in Boston in the 1960s.
Winthrop, Massachusetts

Deer Island Treatment Plant

Second largest wastewater treatment plant in the country.
Lowell, Massachusetts

Bette Davis House

The birth home of one of cinema's legendary actresses.
Boston, Massachusetts

All Saints Way

"Mock all and sundry things, but leave the saints alone."
Cambridge, Massachusetts

MIT Museum: Arthur Ganson

Bouncing, delightful, mechanical art at the MIT Museum.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Modica Way

An alley way dedicated to graffiti and street art is a constantly changing street gallery.
Newton, Massachusetts

Echo Bridge

A historic bridge with a lovely acoustic anomaly.
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."
London, England

The Cartoon Museum

A collection of comics, graphic novels, animation and caricatures devoted to exploring this often overlooked art form.