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Salem Witch House
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
42.5215, -70.8989
Witch Dungeon Museum
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.
42.5226, -70.8972
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem, Massachusetts

House of the Seven Gables

The 340-year-old house that inspired the classic Nathaniel Hawthorne novel.
42.5218, -70.8835
Detail of the exterior hand-carved art. (via City Profile)
Providence, Rhode Island

Fleur-De-Lys Studio

An architectural statement of artistic intent smack in the middle of Providence, Rhode Island's Colonial uniformity.
41.8277, -71.4086
Providence, Rhode Island

Gun Totem

3,500 pound obelisk constructed with 1,000 reclaimed guns.
41.8251, -71.4076
John Brown House, where the root is kept on display
Providence, Rhode Island

Roger Williams Root

The vaguely man-shaped root that ate the body of the founder of Rhode Island.
41.8229, -71.4034
Big Blue Bug
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
41.8071, -71.4059
Lighthouse and Coast Guard administration buildings
Narragansett, Rhode Island

Point Judith Lighthouse

This lighthouse was witness to the end of WWII hostilities and now collects creepy cairns.
41.3614, -71.4811
Section of the restored Cliff Walk
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
41.4851, -71.2976
The Newport Tower
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
41.4858, -71.3099
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Synagogue

Oldest synagogue in the United States.
41.4891, -71.3121
the entrance to the fort
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Fort Wetherill

Abandoned Coast Artillery fort now serves as graffiti canvas and sightseeing vantage point.
41.4801, -71.3618
Station Fire site, six years after the tragedy
West Warwick, Rhode Island

The Station Fire Site

Only a shrine remains at the site of the catastrophic nightclub inferno that killed 100 Great White fans.
41.6843, -71.5109
Mercy Brown's gravestone in the cemetery of the Baptist Church in Exeter
Exeter, Rhode Island

Grave of Mercy Brown

The final resting place of New England's last vampire.
41.5806, -71.5598
Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
40.6888, -73.9853
Entrance to Mount Prospect Park
Brooklyn, New York

Mount Prospect Park

This city park was once a lookout point for George Washington’s army during the Battle of Brooklyn in 1776.
40.6720, -73.9668
The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
40.6902, -73.9825
Brooklyn, New York

The Carousel in Prospect Park

You can still ride this 100-year-old work of art in Brooklyn's largest public park.
40.6637, -73.9642
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
40.6687, -73.9647
The building on the corner of 106th Street and Central Park West. (Photo:
New York, New York

New York Cancer Hospital

This castle-like building in Manhattan helped destigmatize cancer in the 19th century.
40.7979, -73.9608
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
40.7346, -73.9903
The glowing Times Square Ball as it rests today.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
40.7563, -73.9864
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
40.7398, -74.0025
Detail of the Tiffany-designed elevators. Economical cast iron, not bronze!
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
40.7125, -74.0083