wiseburn's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
wiseburn's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Eglon, West Virginia
1st
Places visited in Keystone, South Dakota
5th
Places visited in Elmira, New York
Loading map...
Bellows Falls, Vermont

Bellows Falls Petroglyphs

These mysterious petroglyphs in Vermont reflect a troubled history in the treatment of Native American culture.
Corinth, Vermont

East Corinth

The quaint little town in Vermont where Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice" was filmed.
Stowe, Vermont

Mount Mansfield

The highest peak in the state of Vermont has some interesting features.
Buffalo, New York

William McKinley Assassination Plaque

The site of William McKinley's tragic assassination is only marked by an underwhelming boulder.
Buffalo, New York

Blocher Memorial

An elaborate memorial to a man local legend says died of a broken heart.
Orchard Park, New York

Eternal Flame Falls at Chestnut Ridge County Park

A natural gas leak provides a flickering flame beneath a waterfall.
Elmira, New York

John W. Jones Museum

A historical home in upstate New York honors the work of John W. Jones, a formerly enslaved man who was a major agent for the Underground Railroad.
Elmira, New York

Mark Twain's Grave

The little-known final resting place of one of America's greatest writers.
Elmira, New York

Mark Twain's Study

The wooden octagon in which Huckleberry Finn and A Connecticut Yankee were born can still be visited in upstate New York.
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
Wellesley Island, New York

Boldt Castle

A castle built for love, and abandoned due to heartbreak.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Bernards Township, New Jersey

Devil's Tree

An allegedly cursed tree represents a town's reckoning with a racist past.
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Mount Rogers

The highest point in Virginia can only be reached by passing through ponies and flowers.
Riverton, West Virginia

Spruce Knob

Near-constant high winds deform the trees on Spruce Knob, the highest point in West Virginia at 4,683 feet above sea level.
Knoxville, Tennessee

The Sunsphere

Knoxville’s architectural icon was the symbol of the 1982 World’s Fair, even catching the googly eye of Bart Simpson.
Fall River, Massachusetts

Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast and Museum

Enjoy an overnight at an old haunted B&B site of the Borden family murders.
North Salem, New York

Balanced Rock

Glacial erratic, or man made dolmen?
Wilton, Connecticut

Weir Farm National Historic Site

American artist J. Alden Weir purchased this 60-acre estate for $10 and a painting.
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small-town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
Salisbury, Connecticut

South Slope of Mount Frissell

The highest point in Connecticut was incorrectly memorialized before surveyors discovered the actual spot.
Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden

Life-size bronzes of the Grinch, Cat in the Hat, Yertle the Turtle, Sam-I-Am, and the Lorax—and the author himself.
Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr. Seuss Museum

A museum dedicated to the quirky and colorful world created by Springfield's favorite son.