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Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

Starrucca Viaduct

Constrained by time and topography, this civil engineering landmark was constructed 100 feet above Starrucca Creek over the course of a single year.
Trumansburg, New York

Taughannock Giant

A reproduction of a giant humanoid "fossil," a hoax buried locally for construction crews to find and gain national attention.
Interlaken, New York

Rod Serling's Grave

The final resting place for the famed creator and narrator of "The Twilight Zone."
Ithaca, New York

The Sagan Planet Walk

Pluto is still considered a planet in Ithaca, New York.
Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania

Molly McGuire Memorial

A monument to an Irish secret society thought to be responsible for a string of violent attacks in Pennsylvania coal mines.
Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Gargoyle Fountain

Outside a small brewery, a Gothic fountain that once provided water to thirsty horses.
Catawissa, Pennsylvania

The Catawissa Caged Graves

These hooded graves are the only of their kind in the United States.
Scranton, Pennsylvania

Nay Aug Park

This national landmark is also home to a massive treehouse.
Ashland, Pennsylvania

Big Mine Run Geyser

The only geyser in the state of Pennsylvania is caused by pressure from an abandoned coal mine outside of the ghost town Centralia.
Ashland, Pennsylvania

Ashland Mother's Memorial

A eight-foot-tall statue resides in the heart of Pennsylvania anthracite coal country.
Ashland, Pennsylvania

Byrnesville

An underground blaze turned this village into a ghost town.
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
Centralia, Pennsylvania

Centralia Ghost Town Church

A mine fire has been burning under the deserted town since 1962, but this church is still going strong.
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Bill's Old Bike Barn

Home to an eclectic collection of over 200 vintage motorcycles, Americana, and some of the most extraordinary antiques from all around the world.
Danville, Pennsylvania

Montour Preserve Fossil Pit

Construction uncovered this trove of fossils, which visitors are welcome to add to their own collections.
Allenwood, Pennsylvania

Bunkers of Alvira

Over 100 concrete munitions bunkers are all that remain of a Pennsylvanian village seized by the US government.
Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Thomas Pursell’s Escape Burial Hatch

A retired firefighter created this contraption so he and his family wouldn't die if accidentally buried alive.
Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Wildwood Cemetery and Crematorium

According to local myth this cemetery is half evil spirits, half good—split down the middle.
Austin, Pennsylvania

Austin Dam

When the Austin Dam failed it destroyed much of Austin...and then it failed again.
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

Corning Glass Bulb Flag

This unique creation was made by the largest manufacturer of Christmas bulbs in 1946 to honor those returning from World War II.
Corning, New York

Corning Museum of Glass

Dedicated to the art and science of glass in equal measure, this space is as much laboratory as museum.
Elmira, New York

Eldridge Park

This formerly abandoned amusement park includes a classic carousel and a replica of Mark Twain's famous hut-like Elmira study.
Elmira, New York

John W. Jones Museum

A historical home in upstate New York honors the work of John W. Jones, a formerly enslaved man who was a major agent for the Underground Railroad.
Elmira, New York

Mark Twain's Study

The wooden octagon in which Huckleberry Finn and A Connecticut Yankee were born can still be visited in upstate New York.