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Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix, Québec

Val-Jalbert Ghost Town

An abandoned town centered around a paper mill powered by a large waterfall.
Tlell, British Columbia

Totems of Haida Gwaii

Hauntingly beautiful totem poles left by the Haida.
Orchard, Colorado

Dearfield Ghost Town

In the early 1900s, hundreds of Black Americans found opportunity in this now-abandoned rural community.
Collector, Australia

Dreamer's Gate

One man's artistic vision is a small town government's legal battle.
Heysham, England

'Poet Philosopher & Failure' Gravestone

A succinct inscription commemorates the ebb and flow of a woman's life.
Imola, Italy

Vicolo Inferno

Also known as "Hell Alley," this tiny street in Imola gained its name in a bloody episode in the 16th-century.
Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Madame Sherri's Castle

Ruins of the elaborate house where the enigmatic costume designer threw glamorous parties for New York's theatrical elite.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Gunnar Schonbeck Exhibit

More than 200 unconventional musical instruments that anyone can play.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Natural Bridge State Park

Naturally formed white marble arch housed in an abandoned marble quarry from the 1800s.
Hinsdale, New Hampshire

Northfield Drive-In Theater

This New England drive-in was built to straddle the border between two states.
Madrid, Spain

The Lady of Elche

An iconic and controversial ancient Iberian funerary urn with a hauntingly penetrating gaze.
Orange, Massachusetts

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Fountain

A remnant of the 19th-century dream to discourage people from drinking booze by offering them water.
Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
Charlemont, Massachusetts

'Hail to the Sunrise'

A monument to the Mohawk people stands along an old Native American trade route.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Lake Helen, Florida

Cassadaga

Town of spiritualists and mediums in Florida.
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Hoosac Tunnel

The railroad tunnel nicknamed the "Bloody Pit" for taking the lives of hundreds during its construction.
Leverett, Massachusetts

New England Peace Pagoda

This rare symbol of Eastern philosophy in the West has been created over years of painstaking construction by the local community.
Greenfield, Massachusetts

Poet's Seat Tower

This tall Massachusetts folly got its name thanks to all of the purple prose its vistas inspired.
Greenfield, Massachusetts

Eunice Williams Covered Bridge

Where Eunice Williams was murdered by natives, and where locals say her ghost still haunts.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Glacial Potholes

Over fifty whirling pools left by the glacial age.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Bridge of Flowers

An old trolley bridge converted into a breathtaking garden bursting with colorful flowers.