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Graffiti Rock
Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries

From economic backbone of a community to deadly diving hole, these former stone quarries are now a park for rock climbers and graffiti artists.
42.2416, -71.0387
The Hunter House.
Newport, Rhode Island

Hunter House

The first newspaper printed by an expeditionary force was published in this colonial mansion.
41.4925, -71.3210
Norwich, Connecticut

The Blue Lady of Yantic Cemetery

Made of bronze and wearing a blue gown, this lady sat in the same location in the Yantic Cemetery for more than 119 years.
41.5394, -72.0892
Tennis racket used by Arthur Ashe to win his first U.S. Open.
Newport, Rhode Island

Arthur Ashe's Tennis Racket

The tennis legend used this racket while breaking the race barrier and becoming the first black man to win the US Open.
41.4828, -71.3083
Historical photo of Green Animals, the oldest topiary garden in the United States.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Green Animals Topiary Garden

Unicorns, elephants, and bears, oh my!
41.6055, -71.2707
Hartford, Connecticut

Charter Oak Frame

A portrait of the Charter Oak hangs in a frame made from the Charter Oak.
41.7636, -72.6730
Mr. Trawick nut, 'selling' boiled peanuts
Dothan, Alabama

Peanuts on Parade

Dothan, Alabama has been invaded by scores of anthropomorphic peanuts.
31.2232, -85.3905
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ann Franklin

The widow of Benjamin Franklin's brother became the first female newspaper editor in the United States.
41.4968, -71.3150
Newport, Rhode Island

Cornè House

The home of the artist credited with introducing the tomato to the American diet.
41.4863, -71.3113
Webster, Massachusetts

Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg

It's not a typo, now say it five times fast!
42.0409, -71.8438
New England Carousel Museum.
Bristol, Connecticut

New England Carousel Museum

A parade of antique steeds offers a quirky ride through history.
41.6710, -72.9395
The side of the Clingstone House. (wallyg/Flickr)
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Clingstone House

Eco-friendly island mansion.
41.4822, -71.3532
the entrance to the fort
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Fort Wetherill

Abandoned Coast Artillery fort now serves as graffiti canvas and sightseeing vantage point.
41.4801, -71.3618
The fig tree.
San Diego, California

Balboa Park Moreton Bay Fig Tree

One of the largest trees of its kind in California.
32.7321, -117.1473
Carrara marble quarry.
Carrara, Italy

Cava Museo

Explore the quarry where the marble was sourced for Michaelangelo's David.
44.0904, 10.1337
Touro Cemetery gates.
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.
41.4876, -71.3095
Ida Lewis.
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ida Lewis

The final resting place the famous Rhode Island lighthouse keeper who heroically saved dozens of people from drowning.
41.4966, -71.3150
Mercy Brown's gravestone in the cemetery of the Baptist Church in Exeter
Exeter, Rhode Island

Grave of Mercy Brown

The final resting place of New England's last vampire.
41.5806, -71.5598
East Lyme, Connecticut

Book Barn

With some 500,000 books across five buildings, this bookstore is a reader's paradise.
41.3218, -72.2082
Bancroft Tower
Worcester, Massachusetts

Bancroft Tower

This miniature feudal castle was built on a whim to honor a US Navy pioneer.
42.2755, -71.8173
Judges Cave.
New Haven, Connecticut

Judges Cave

The cave where two British judges hid in exile after sentencing the king to death.
41.3386, -72.9667
Star Market jutting out over the highway
Newton, Massachusetts

Star Market

This supermarket is suspended 25 feet above an interstate highway.
42.3506, -71.2089
Mrs Mallard and her entire brood.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
42.3555, -71.0698
The song of a sacred bird echoes up the stairs if you clap your hands.
Tinum, Mexico

Chichen Itza Chirp

Clap your hands at the base of the pyramid, and the song of a sacred Mayan bird will echo through the air.
20.6816, -88.5677