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West Orange, New Jersey

Glenmont

Thomas Edison's home and final resting place also boasts an impressive garage, where some of the earliest electric cars are on display.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Herman Melville's Arrowhead

Herman Melville wrote "Moby Dick" in this landmark 18th-century house surrounded by farmland.
Frackville, Pennsylvania

Pioneer Mom and Daughter Roadside Statue

Pennsylvania’s creepiest roadside attraction is a haunting example of roadside kitsch.
West Orange, New Jersey

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Take a step into the workshop where Edison and his employees revolutionized the world.
Nyack, New York

The Ghost of Nyack

Haunted Victorian house that inspired a legendary "Ghostbusters" court ruling.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gloria Dei Old Swedes' Episcopal Church

The oldest active church in Pennsylvania is also the second oldest Swedish Church in the United States.
Arlington, Virginia

Abner Doubleday Gravesite

Though his role as the inventor of baseball may be up for debate, fans still festoon Doubleday's grave with baseballs.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Clingstone House

Eco-friendly island mansion.
Lyme, Connecticut

Grave of Joan Bennett

Final resting place of the actress famed for her roles in Dark Shadows and Dario Argento's Suspiria.
Middletown, Rhode Island

Irish Lot

This historic Rhode Island mini-cemetery features a number of headstones run through with mysterious holes.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Synagogue

Oldest synagogue in the United States.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Fort Wetherill

Abandoned Coast Artillery fort now serves as graffiti canvas and sightseeing vantage point.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

'Moonrise Kingdom' Beach

The secluded beach getaway from Wes Anderson's dreamy summer romance.
Newport, Rhode Island

The White Horse Tavern

The oldest still-operating tavern in the United States was once owned by a pirate.
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ida Lewis

The final resting place of the famous Rhode Island lighthouse keeper who heroically saved dozens of people from drowning.
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ann Franklin

The widow of Benjamin Franklin's brother became the first female newspaper editor in the United States.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Cemetery

The second oldest Jewish graveyard in the U.S. is tiny, with connections to George Washington and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
Newport, Rhode Island

Cornè House

The home of the artist credited with introducing the tomato to the American diet.
West Warwick, Rhode Island

Station Fire Memorial Park

Only a shrine remains at the site of the catastrophic nightclub inferno that killed 100 Great White fans.
Exeter, Rhode Island

Grave of Mercy Brown

The final resting place of New England's last vampire.
Deep River, Connecticut

The Grave of XYZ

The mysterious headstone of an unidentified bank robber was seen visited, every year, by a woman in black.
East Haddam, Connecticut

Nathan Hale Schoolhouse

One of America's first spies started out as a teacher in this little red one-room schoolhouse.