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Saugus, Massachusetts

Skull Cliff

The macabre graffiti spectacle in a quarry in a Massachusetts forest reservation.
Shoreham, New York

Tesla's Wardenclyffe Laboratory

An unrealized dream to wirelessly electrify the entire Earth.
Ridge, New York

Brookhaven Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

The second-largest (of only two in the world) large particle collider is the underdog of experimental physics.
Yaphank, New York

Yaphank Garage

A restored Shell gas station from 1937 that includes a tow truck, the original gas pumps, and the original office.
Hopkinton, Massachusetts

'Spirit of the Marathon'

A monument to the winner of the 1946 Boston Marathon, Greek runner Stylianos Kyriakides.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Graves of the Smuttynose Murder Victims

Final resting place of the two women killed on a small island off the coast of New Hampshire.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Earth Eagle Brewings

One of the few brewers in the U.S. experimenting with hop-free beers.
Lynn, Massachusetts

Dungeon Rock

A cave dug by a man directed by ghosts to find pirate treasure.
Lynn, Massachusetts

High Rock Tower

At the supposed instruction of Ben Franklin and Socrates, a Spiritualist believer intended to birth a mechanical messiah here.
Greenport, New York

Mitchell Park

A large camera obscura, constructed entirely from digitally fabricated components.
Trenton, New Jersey

Lower Trenton Bridge

This Delaware River bridge is emblazoned with a catty slogan from a more prosperous time.
Trenton, New Jersey

Shaky Bridge

This tiny structure was built by the creator of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Morrisville, Pennsylvania

Summerseat

This colonial mansion has been home to a staggering number of American historic figures.
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Boomer

This strange, big-tailed beast became a Pennsylvania town's unofficial mascot.
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Van Sant Crybaby Bridge

A historic covered bridge is but one example of an oddly prevalent American urban legend.
Stockton, New Jersey

Green Sergeant's Covered Bridge

New Jersey's last historic covered bridge was rebuilt from pieces of the original 19th-century structure.
Alexandria, Virginia

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

An original apothecary from 1792.
Alexandria, Virginia

Gadsby's Tavern

This colonial tavern played host to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other famous early Americans.
White Post, Virginia

Dinosaurland

Outsider art meets paleontology at this roadside reptile repository.
White Post, Virginia

The White Post

An eponymous directional signpost erected by the first president of the United States.
Front Royal, Virginia

Front Royal Quartermaster Remount Depot

These buildings are a poignant reminder of the thousands of horses and mules who passed through this area of the Shenandoah Valley on their way to war.
Front Royal, Virginia

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

This sprawling farm was once a Cold War-era hideaway for the nation's top diplomats.
Lorton, Virginia

Mount Air Historic Site

This homestead was occupied by Union soldiers, who believed the owners were signaling Confederate forces.
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Facility 2298 Rail Bridge

The well-preserved remnants of a bridge that once made up a WW1-era military railroad.