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Hartford, Connecticut

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

The author of Uncle Tom's Cabin was neighbors with Mark Twain while living in this Connecticut home.
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
Hartford, Connecticut

Cathedral of St. Joseph

This Connecticut chapel is a starkly modern, and surprisingly colorful, architectural rebel.
Stony Point, New York

Old Letchworth Village Cemetery

Hundreds of numbered stakes hidden in the woods mark the graves of the lost souls of a nearby asylum.
Fire Island, New York

Fire Island Lighthouse

A historic lighthouse steeped in rumors of ghost and pirate stories.
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.
Sag Harbor, New York

Sag Harbor Cinema

This century-old independent movie theater with an iconic Art Deco neon sign survived a devastating fire in 2016.
Queens, New York

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center's Building 25

A long abandoned hospital building on the outskirts of NYC.
Lloyd Harbor, New York

Seminary of the Immaculate Conception

Now a retreat center for the faithful, it once provided training for clergy—but it began as a farm owned by a famed financier and his opera singer wife, who built a surprise in the backyard.
West Hills, New York

Jayne's Hill

The poet Walt Whitman was a frequent visitor to this spot, the highest on Long Island.
Kings Park, New York

Abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center

Beneath the mossy overgrowth covering this once-sprawling campus lies decades of history and the secrets that come with it.
Orient, New York

Plum Island Animal Disease Center

A tiny islet just off Long Island offers a wealth of infectious curiosities.
East Hampton, New York

South End Burying Ground

This cemetery holds the remains of an accused witch and the man that ensured her freedom.
Bloomfield, New Jersey

Holsten's Brookdale Confectionery

This old-fashioned candy shop, ice cream parlor, and diner served as the setting for one of TV's most controversial series finales.
Huntington Station, New York

Walt Whitman's Birthplace

The famed poet was born in 1819 in a farmhouse built by his father.
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Art Walls

This outdoor gallery of graffiti-covered walls pays homage to the past, present, and possible future of street art.
Garden City, New York

Pan Am Museum

This museum-within-a-museum pays tribute to "The World's Most Experienced Airline."
Washington, D.C.

Albert Einstein Bronze Statue

The beloved statue at the National Academy of Sciences is oh so inviting to sit on.
Washington, D.C.

Watergate Steps

Decades before the scandal, this staircase on the river was a literal "water gate."
Washington, D.C.

The K-9 of the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Those with a sharp eye can find the hidden image of a German Shepherd on the memorial's Mural Wall.
Washington, D.C.

Maine Avenue Fish Market

The oldest continuously operating fish market in the United States.
Beacon, New York

The Abandoned Dutch Reform Church Cemetery

This abandoned cemetery is crumbling into ruin, exposing the artifacts and bodies buried there.
Poughkeepsie, New York

Hudson River State Hospital

This mouldering abandoned mental hospital was once a center for progressive healing.
Yonkers, New York

Untermyer Park

America's greatest forgotten garden and the former stomping grounds of Son of Sam.