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Boston, Massachusetts

The First Church of Christ, Scientist

This impressive Boston holy house is the American mecca for Christian scientists.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This simple foot bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Infinite Corridor

This nearly endless university hallway is home to a unique sunset known as "MIThenge."
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cosmic Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

One man's psychedelic fence is painted with his cacophonous folk art musings on the world.
Boston, Massachusetts

Ether Monument

Statue commemorating the use of ether in anesthesia.
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Modica Way

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

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Mount Washington

The highest point in the state of New Hampshire, and while unlikely "the worst weather in the world", it sure seems that way to hikers.
Lincoln, New Hampshire

Clark's Trading Post

Come for the gun-toting hillbilly madman, stay for the ice-cream loving basketball bears.
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.
Hudson, New Hampshire

Benson's Park

A former zoo turned public park, where visitors can hang out in the old animal cages.
Los Angeles, California

Necromance

Medical and Zoological Curiosites for Sale.
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
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."
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Glass Flowers at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Impossibly life-like natural history models created out of glass by a German father and son.
Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (The Gardner)

Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction.
Boston, Massachusetts

Cocoanut Grove Fire Plaque

A plaque memorializes the Boston location of one of the largest nightclub fires in history.
Boston, Massachusetts

Diorama of Venetian Palace

One woman’s obsession gave birth to this lovely oddity at the Boston Public Library.