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The moon rock is located in the center of the red planet in the Space Window's upper half
Washington, D.C.

Space Window at the Washington National Cathedral

A tiny piece of the moon is embedded in this stained glass masterpiece.
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Darth Vader grotesque on the northwest tower of the Washington National Cathedral.
Washington, D.C.

Darth Vader Grotesque at the Washington National Cathedral

The sci-fi villain is a little known inhabitant of the Washington National Cathedral.
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Arlington, Virginia

Deep Throat Parking Garage

Parking garage where Bob Woodward met Watergate source "Deep Throat."
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The Rosslyn Metro escalator. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators.
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The stairs at night
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from The Exorcist.
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Kingston, New York

Four Corners

The only intersection in America where the buildings on all four corners were built pre-Revolutionary War.
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The 1717 Reformed Church of New Paltz.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University's home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
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Skull and Bones Tomb
New Haven, Connecticut

Skull and Bones Tomb

The headquarters of the famous Yale society.
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One of the more recognizable landmarks of the 500 acre reserve
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
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(Failed Messiah)
Monroe, New York

Kiryas Joel

Adherence to strict Jewish laws is required to enter this ultra-conservative New York village.
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Staten Island, New York

Willowbrook State School

Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation.
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