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Close-up of the plaque
Cavendish, Vermont

Phineas Gage Memorial

The monument dedicated to Phineas Gage in the town where his accident happened.
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Wilson Castle, Proctor, Vermont. Entrance facade.
Rutland, Vermont

Wilson Castle

A beautiful, creepy 19th century castle stands incongruous in the middle-of-nowhere Vermont.
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Woodstock Town Crier
Woodstock, Vermont

Woodstock Town Crier

A bygone village occupation lives on via this quaint public chalkboard.
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The rocket replica.
Concord, New Hampshire

Redstone Rocket Replica

The 92-foot-tall structure is based on the aircraft that carried the first Americans into space.
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Redstone Rocket
Warren, New Hampshire

Redstone Rocket

Maybe the only missile installed in a public park, this Cold War leftover was one of the first to carry a nuclear warhead.
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Exterior of the building.
Newburyport, Massachusetts

Newburyport Maritime Museum

A historic custom house with ties to George Washington is now a shrine to local nautical history.
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Boston, Massachusetts

The Earl of Sandwich

A men’s restroom became a sandwich shop.
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The Dell
Boston, Massachusetts

Central Burying Ground

American revolutionaries and British soldiers alike are buried here in the fourth-ever cemetery in Boston.
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An older Poe marker that predates the square's official dedication
Boston, Massachusetts

Edgar Allan Poe Square

The Boston square dedicated to the dark poet who was born nearby.
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The old print shop at Brook Farm
Boston, Massachusetts

Brook Farm

Site of a famous 19th-century transcendentalist utopian community, now abandoned.
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Metropolitan Waterworks Museum.
Boston, Massachusetts

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Beautiful steampunk ghosts of early Massachusetts.
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The Steaming Kettle Sign
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
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Gloucester, Massachusetts

Hammond Castle Museum

An eccentric inventor's castle home with its own indoor weather system.
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Hampton, New Hampshire

Hampton's Tuck Museum and New Hampshire's only convicted witch

The sad, exploited, life of Eunice Cole and a set of ashes on a shelf.
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Jenness Beach sunken forest.
Rye, New Hampshire

Sunken Forests of Rye

Stumps of an Ice Age forest, visible only at low tide.
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Copp's Hill Burying Ground
Boston, Massachusetts

Tomb of the Mather Family

The tomb of Increase Mather and his son Cotton, influential colonial ministers obsessed with the occult.
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Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
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The angels surround the organ in the Old North Church balcony.
Boston, Massachusetts

Gruchy's Angels

Stolen goods adorn the organ at Old North Church.
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Many of the gravestones appear to be sinking into the ground
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
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Stairs up to the bell tower
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
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It's half the size of that car!
Boston, Massachusetts

Skinny House

Narrowest house in Boston.
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Typical Boston gravestones showing the winged death head
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
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A book describing the man that is also made from.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Athenaeum Skin Book

A morbid secret lies hidden within the beautiful walls of the Boston Athenaeum.
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This early illustration reflects the extreme interest and reaction to the massacre by the colonists
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
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