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Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Isle of Shoals Humpbacks

One of 100 “Whaling Wall" murals painted in 13 different countries by a renowned marine life artist.
Boston, Massachusetts

World's Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator

The massive machine creates cracking displays of indoor lightning.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This simple foot bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
Newbury, Massachusetts

Plum Island Pink House

This picturesque abandoned home is the ultimate spite house.
Cavendish, Vermont

Phineas Gage Memorial

The monument dedicated to Phineas Gage in the town where his accident happened.
Rutland, Vermont

Wilson Castle

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

Woodstock Town Crier

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

Redstone Rocket Replica

The 92-foot-tall structure is based on the aircraft that carried the first Americans into space.
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.
Newburyport, Massachusetts

Newburyport Maritime Museum

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

The Earl of Sandwich

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

Central Burying Ground

American revolutionaries and British soldiers alike are buried here in the fourth-ever cemetery in Boston.
Boston, Massachusetts

Edgar Allan Poe Square

The Boston square dedicated to the dark poet who was born nearby.
Boston, Massachusetts

Brook Farm

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

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Beautiful steampunk ghosts of early Massachusetts.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

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

Hammond Castle Museum

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

Sunken Forests of Rye

Stumps of an Ice Age forest, visible only at low tide.
Boston, Massachusetts

Tomb of the Mather Family

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

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
Boston, Massachusetts

Gruchy's Angels

Stolen goods adorn the organ at Old North Church.
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.