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Emilio Carranza Memorial
Tabernacle, New Jersey

Emilio Carranza Memorial

Rising out of a clearing in New Jersey's Pine Barrens is an Aztec-inspired monument to the "Lindbergh of Mexico."
39.7773, -74.6321
A view of City Hall from below. (Photo:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
39.9541, -75.1644
Bowman's Hill Tower
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Bowman's Hill Tower

This stone tower marks a lookout point over the historic Washington Crossing, and maybe some buried treasure.
40.3263, -74.9381
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog.
42.1924, -74.0699
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
47.9173, -124.6394
The tower in mid summer
Chatsworth, New Jersey

Apple Pie Hill Fire Tower

How this Pine Barrens hill got its name is uncertain, but on a good day the view from the fire tower is crystal clear.
39.8074, -74.5893
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Silverball Museum Arcade

A reservoir of vintage pinball machines and arcade games for the nostalgic and thrill seeking.
40.2207, -73.9999
Asbury Park, New Jersey

SS Morro Castle Monument

Memorial to the 137 lives lost on a ship fire, the whole hulk of which washed up on the Asbury Park shore.
40.2235, -73.9990
Casino interior
Asbury, New Jersey

Asbury Park Casino and Carousel House

Vacant Beaux-Arts buildings that serve as reminders of a beach town’s glory days.
40.2177, -74.0011
Lower Trenton Bridge
Morrisville, Pennsylvania

Lower Trenton Bridge

This Delaware River bridge is emblazoned with a catty slogan from a more prosperous time.
40.2104, -74.7691
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Stone archway, landscaped with evergreens, July 2007. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds For Sculpture

Sculpture park and museum that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
40.2355, -74.7179