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New York, New York

Museum at Eldridge Street

America's oldest Eastern European synagogue provided the immigrants of crowded Lower East Side tenements a space of sanctuary.
West Orange, New Jersey

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

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

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business.
Beacon, New York

Dennings Point Ruins

This abandoned factory on the Hudson River once churned out a million bricks a week.
Beacon, New York

Old Beacon Hat Mill

A 19th century hat factory still stands as a crumbling ruin in upstate New York.
Beacon, New York

Ruins of the Mount Beacon Incline Railway

The remains of what was once the world's steepest passenger funicular.
Cold Spring, New York

West Point Foundry Preserve

This abandoned ironworks was once the most important military supplier in America.
Cold Spring, New York

Ruins of the Cornish Estate

A ruined mansion hidden in the woods of the Hudson Valley, home of a tragically doomed romance.
Cold Spring, New York

Mt. Taurus Quarry

Reforestation in action is the main attraction in this abandoned quarry.
Peekskill, New York

Radio Guy Antiques

Astonishing collection of helmets, scientific instruments, and medical models.
New York, New York

Second Cemetery of the Congregation Shearith Israel

New York's unstoppable progress turned this cemetery into the smallest burial ground in the city.
New York, New York

The Forgotten Entrance to Clinton Hall

Hidden in one of New York's oldest subway stations is the final remnant of the site of the bizarre Shakespeare Riots.
Portland, Oregon

Hollywood Theatre

This theatre and its amazing marquee harken back to the Golden Age of Hollywood.
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Evans/Ellis Cemetery

Seven people are buried in the middle of what's now a movie theater parking lot.
Princeton, New Jersey

Nassau Hall

Nassau Hall has served as army barracks, a museum, and played a key role in the American Revolution.
Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton Chapel Bulldog

The mysterious canine hides atop a drain pipe on the back of the building, some say as a sneaky shoutout to Yale.
Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton Cemetery

The final resting place of many of New Jersey's most famous residents, including U.S. history's most in-vogue antagonist, Aaron Burr.
Bridgewater, New Jersey

The Spot Where WWI Ended

American involvement in World War I officially ended in 1921 in New Jersey, three years late and thousands of miles from the battlefield.
Bernards Township, New Jersey

Devil's Tree

An allegedly cursed tree represents a town's reckoning with a racist past.
New York, New York

Trinity Church Cemetery & Mausoleum

You must take the A train... to the last active cemetery in Manhattan.
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandals, vice-presidents, and ghosts.
Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Chesterwood

Take a step inside the picturesque studio of America’s most renowned sculptor.
New York, New York

Private Passage

Wine bottle sculpture with a ship's stateroom inside.
New York, New York

Amiable Child Monument

One of the only single-person private gravesites in New York City.