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Places visited in New Haven, Connecticut
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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.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land, U.S.A.

An abandoned, religious-themed amusement park.
Newtown, Connecticut

Fairfield Hills Hospital

This abandoned psychiatric hospital once housed more than 4,000 patients in the middle of a quaint New England town.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Pleasure Beach

The once abandoned ruins of a Victorian beachside amusement park are now back in working order.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Remington Shot Tower

Connecticut's shot tower is near the end of its life.
New Haven, Connecticut

Grave of Midnight Mary

Final resting place of a New Haven urban legend.
New Haven, Connecticut

East Rock Park

Panoramic views of the city of New Haven and the Long Island Sound, with a side of history.
New Haven, Connecticut

Grave of Sarah Winchester

Connecticut grave of the woman responsible for the Winchester Mystery House in California.
New Haven, Connecticut

Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

A vast collection of rare books, manuscripts & extraordinary objects illustrating the history of medicine.
New Haven, Connecticut

Ingalls Rink

It looks like a whale, it's part of Yale, and it's best-known by a nickname you can probably work out for yourself.
New Haven, Connecticut

Grave of Arthur Twining Hadley

A Yale University president wears full samurai garb in one of America’s oldest cemeteries.
New Haven, Connecticut

Skull and Bones Tomb

The headquarters of the famous Yale society.
New Haven, Connecticut

Louis' Lunch

While many places make the claim, the Library of Congress says this restaurant is the birthplace of the hamburger.
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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

The Taft Chair at Woolsey Hall

An extra-wide chair built to accommodate the former president's big behind.
New Haven, Connecticut

Crypt at Center Church-on-the-Green

137 graves holding New England's earliest residents.
New Haven, Connecticut

Young Men's Institute Library

One of America's oldest private membership libraries was long one of New Haven's best kept secrets.