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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

The Hebert Candy Mansion

This Tudor-style mansion is home to the first roadside confectioner in the United States.
Boston, Massachusetts

'Frogs in Common'

Created by a local artist, these quirky sculptures each have their own names and personalities.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kennedy Biscuit Lofts

Whimsical cookie-themed plaques mark the birthplace of the Fig Newton.
Fall River, Massachusetts

Battleship Cove

The world's largest collection of historic U.S. military naval vessels.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Strawbery Banke

New Hampshire's first neighborhood is now preserved as a historic village with live action role players.
Queens, New York

Troma Entertainment Inc.

The best B-movies filmed on a shoestring budget were born here.
Medford, Massachusetts

Site of 'Jingle Bells' Composition

The classic Christmas carol was written at this Massachusetts tavern in 1850.
Florida, Massachusetts

The Elk on the Trail

A war memorial that appears to ascend from its forested setting.
Danbury, Connecticut

John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant

After the comedian dissed a Connecticut town on his show, they named a sewage treatment plant after him.
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Live Oak Allée at Brookgreen Gardens

Take a stroll through this centuries-old tunnel of enormous moss-hung evergreens, nestled among the grounds of America’s first public sculpture garden.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Gay Dolphin

This maze-like, oceanfront gift shop—the nation’s largest— has been serving kitsch to the Myrtle Beach community for over 80 years.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Castle in the Clouds

The early 20th-century home features cutting-edge technology of the day, such as ammonia refrigeration and needle showers.
Baltimore, Maryland

Phoenix Shot Tower

Once America's tallest structure, now a Baltimore landmark.
Baltimore, Maryland

Mr. Trash Wheel

This bug-eyed water wheel uses the power of the Sun to clean up Baltimore Harbor.
Baltimore, Maryland

Nipper, the RCA Dog Statue

A monumental statue of RCA's mascot now sits atop a historical society roof after a life of moving around.
Baltimore, Maryland

Ouija 7-Eleven

This simple convenience store sits on the location where the Ouija board was named—and has a plaque to prove it.
Gaithersburg, Maryland

DeSellum Family Cemetery

This small cemetery remains hidden behind a recreation center.
Clarksburg, Maryland

Dowden's Ordinary Park

This suburban park recalls the history of a famous tavern. Despite the name, it's no ordinary place!
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Headless Horseman Bridge

The real-life site of Ichabod Crane's infamous gourd attack.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Beacon, New York

Madam Brett Park

Home to the abandoned Tioronda Hat Works Factory, this park is a combination of woodlands and marshlands.
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Monument to the Creators of S.O.A.P.

This monument pays tribute to the musicians responsible for creating the Sound Of Asbury Park.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

A simple but powerful tribute to the 20 victims of the 1692 witch trials.
Milford, New Hampshire

Harriet E. Wilson Memorial

This bronze statue commemorates the life of the first Black American to publish a novel in the United States.