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Schenectady, New York

Vedder Family Cemetery

The small burial plot is located in a mall parking lot.
Amsterdam, New York

Volkswagen on a Smokestack

An upstate New York garage advertises its services by literally putting the automobile above all else.
Schroon Lake, New York

Frontier Town

This former theme park in New York's Adirondack Mountains fell into abandonment before being resurrected as a state-run campground
Saratoga Springs, New York

Spit and Spat

Two mermen, eternally spitting into each other's mouths.
Granville, New York

The Pember Museum

Tucked away on the second floor of a small town library is one of the great private Victorian taxidermy collections looking today very much like it did in 1909.
Wilton, New York

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark

This picturesque cottage was the site of Ulysses S. Grant’s final and perhaps most important campaign.
Newcomb, New York

Great Camp Santanoni

Hike deep into the woods to explore this Gilded Age masterpiece.
Newcomb, New York

Tahawus

An old abandoned mining town in The Adirondacks where Theodore Roosevelt first learned of the shooting of President William McKinley.
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Museum

Dispersed across 45-acres, 39 structures house a massive collection celebrating American Folk Art.
Corinth, Vermont

East Corinth

The quaint little Vermont town played a quaint little Connecticut town in Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice."
Rochester, New York

Rochester Abandoned Subway

The remains of a failed subway in upstate New York is now an underground graffiti bunker.
Rochester, New York

The Playhouse Swillburger

A bar, burger joint, and arcade housed in a late 19th-century church building.
Rochester, New York

Rochester Lilac Festival

One of the largest festivals of flowers in North America takes place, appropriately, in the Flower City.
Rochester, New York

Warner Castle

This New York estate was designed to resemble a medieval Scottish castle.
Rochester, New York

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

A beautiful final resting place with some surprising residents.
Rochester, New York

Mount Hope Cemetery

An antique cemetery in New York, this land is home to any number of famed corpses.
Rochester, New York

Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

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

1872 Monument

A bronze ballot box stands at the spot where Susan B. Anthony voted illegally.
Rochester, New York

Garbage Plates at Nick Tahou Hots

Rochester's signature culinary delicacy.
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.
Rochester, New York

Susan B. Anthony's Grave

The gravestone of the suffragist leader attracted extra visitors during the 2016 election.
Rochester, New York

The George Eastman Museum

The home, museum, and death site of Kodak's influential founder.
Rochester, New York

The White Lady's Castle

An old dining hall now serves up ghost stories for lusty locals.
Rochester, New York

The Strong Museum: International Center for the History of Electronic Games

Comprehensive gaming collection of over 30,000 electronic games and consoles.