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Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History
Richfield Springs, New York

Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History

This roadside dinosaur park offered up lumpy neon thunder lizards in the name of kitsch and education.
42.8534, -74.9854
Beardslee Castle
Little Falls, New York

Beardslee Castle

Not even a series of devastating fires could keep this odd castle in upstate New York from bouncing back.
43.0081, -74.7475
Pine Creek Gorge
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

Pine Creek Gorge

This lush forest valley was once mined for lumber to the extent that it was once nicknamed "The Pennsylvania Desert."
41.6963, -77.4547
Known to Rosicrucians as the Meditation Garden
Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Rosicrucian Pyramids of Bucks County

The headquarters of the Fraternitas Rosae Crucis, complete with Rosicrucian pyramids, all in the Pennsylvania woods.
40.4393, -75.2704
Old Jail Museum
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Old Jail Museum

This jail which was in service for over a century is now open for curious visitors.
40.8636, -75.7465
Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe Monument

An Olympic hero controversially stripped of his medals is buried in a town he never visited, that took his name after his death.
40.8803, -75.7294
Not too difficult to find - use the barn in the background as a point of reference.
Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania

Jayne Mansfield Grave

The final resting place of the Hollywood star who came to a tragic end.
40.8687, -75.2549
The Pagoda
Reading, Pennsylvania

The Reading Pagoda

A failed piece of Orientalism has become the proud symbol of a community.
40.3361, -75.9056
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
40.5625, -75.1343
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
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

Eccentric concrete mansion and museum designed and built by hand from the inside out.
40.3069, -75.1283
Longwood Gardens.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Longwood Gardens

This palatial botanical garden is home to one of the largest pipe organs ever installed in a private residence, and a piece of Wood's cycad.
39.8712, -75.6747
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laurel Hill Cemetery

This Philly cemetery is the eternal home of many famous area residents, including Rocky Balboa's wife.
40.0042, -75.1876
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
39.9673, -75.1737
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Irish Memorial at Penn's Landing

An Irish Memorial commemorating those who perished due to potato blight.
39.9478, -75.1420
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Folk art environment, gallery space, and nonprofit showcasing the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.
39.9429, -75.1593
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
Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, New York

Corning Museum of Glass

Dedicated to the art and science of glass in equal measure, this space is as much laboratory as museum.
42.1498, -77.0540
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
40.8042, -76.3409