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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
The Whaley House, which served as a county courthouse and theater, is open to the public all year. (Alyx Sariol/Atlas Obscura)
San Diego, California

Whaley House

San Diego's most historic and haunted home.
32.7525, -117.1945
Greenhouse ruins at the Cornish Estate
Cold Spring, New York

Ruins of the Cornish Estate

A ruined mansion hidden in the woods of the Hudson Valley, home of a tragically doomed romance.
41.4377, -73.9700
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
43.9933, -102.2418
Flanders, New York

Big Duck

A former poultry store that looks like a giant duck and is one of the "seven wonders" of Long Island.
40.9072, -72.6224
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
40.7515, -73.9596
A view of Opus 40 from the eastern edge of the quarry
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
42.0507, -74.0317
Danbury Railway Museum
Danbury, Connecticut

Danbury Railway Museum

This historic railway museum may have lost its passengers but not its love for trains.
41.3979, -73.4509
Yonkers, New York

Untermyer Park

America's greatest forgotten garden and the former stomping grounds of Son of Sam.
40.9660, -73.8860
The Morris-Jumel Mansion
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandals, vice-presidents, and ghosts.
40.8345, -73.9385
Mummy Pa-Ib at the Barnum Museum
Bridgeport, Connecticut

P.T. Barnum Museum

A museum designed by and dedicated to P.T. Barnum in the town where he is buried.
41.1757, -73.1884
(Flickr/suezsue)
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
40.8648, -73.9318
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail
Dobbs Ferry, New York

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

This once-grand marvel of engineering is now 41 miles of scenic hiking trail.
41.0117, -73.8767
Detail of a Chagall piece inside the church
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Chagall and Matisse Glass at Union Church

This tiny church near Sleepy Hollow contains Henri Matisse's last work, a rose window, and nine windows by Marc Chagall.
41.0945, -73.8360
Tarrytown, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
41.0899, -73.8621
An ornate door
Wingdale, New York

Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center

An abandoned asylum once on the cutting edge of lobotomies may be reborn as a Christian college.
41.6355, -73.5700
North Salem, New York

Balanced Rock

Glacial erratic, or man made dolmen?
41.3340, -73.5716
Old steps left over from the town.
Tomkins Cove, New York

Doodletown

Reclaimed by nature, the ruins of Doodletown, New York are remnants of a town consumed by a state park.
41.2994, -74.0028
One of the more recognizable landmarks of the 500 acre reserve
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
41.4280, -74.0625
The Abandoned Dutch Reform Church Cemetery
Beacon, New York

The Abandoned Dutch Reform Church Cemetery

This abandoned cemetery is crumbling into ruin, exposing the artifacts and bodies buried there.
41.5064, -73.9804
Abandoned Dennings Point Brickworks
Beacon, New York

Dennings Point Ruins

This abandoned factory on the Hudson River once churned out a million bricks a week.
41.4913, -73.9826
Bannerman's Island Arsenal
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business.
41.4553, -73.9889
Zelda Fitzgerald's Abandoned Sanatorium.
Beacon, New York

Zelda Fitzgerald's Abandoned Sanatorium

The abandoned husk of a mental institution that failed to save a Jazz Age icon still sits nearly unchanged.
41.4888, -73.9679
Entering the abandoned quarry from the Washburn Trail
Cold Spring, New York

Mt. Taurus Quarry

Reforestation in action is the main attraction in this abandoned quarry.
41.4286, -73.9623