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Marlborough, Connecticut

Snake Rock

This roadside wonder is as mysterious as it is beloved.
New Hyde Park, New York

Denton House McDonald's

This outpost of America's most popular fast-food restaurant is housed inside a palatial mansion.
Bronx, New York

Cafe al Mercato

Seriously good slices of Sicilian pizza lurk at the back of the Bronx's oldest enclosed market.
Windsor, Connecticut

Memorial to Alse Young and Lydia Gilbert

Decades before the Salem Witch Trials, two Connecticut women were executed for alleged witchcraft.
New London, Connecticut

Ye Antientist Burial Ground

One of the earliest graveyards in the region.
Milford, Connecticut

Simon Lake's Explorer

The last vessel built by a submarine pioneer stands as a monument to his legacy.
New Haven, Connecticut

Skull and Bones Tomb

The headquarters of the famous Yale society.
New Canaan, Connecticut

Glass House

Home of Philip Johnson, one of the 20th century's most influential architects.
New Haven, Connecticut

Louis' Lunch

While many places make the claim, the Library of Congress says this restaurant is the birthplace of the hamburger.
Orleans, Massachusetts

Nauset Beach

Centuries-old hoofprints and wagon tracks reveal themselves after a good winter storm.
Sunderland, Massachusetts

The Buttonball Tree

This giant Massachusetts sycamore is said to hold the dubious distinction of being the "widest tree East of the Mississippi!"
Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
New London, Connecticut

Annual Burning of Benedict Arnold

New London, Connecticut still holds a grudge against its hometown son who turned traitor and burned the city.
New Haven, Connecticut

Pirelli Building

After decades of neglect, a brutalist icon is getting new life as an eco-friendly hotel.
Greenfield, New Hampshire

Yankee Siege Trebuchet

This modern medieval weapon of war was built to toss pumpkins.
Meriden, Connecticut

Talcott Basalt Lava Pillows

Hidden behind a Target are pillows of cooled lava that formed at the bottom of a deep lake in the Mesozoic Era.
Atlanta, Georgia

Mount Olive Cemetery

This small cemetery is all that remains of Atlanta's first Black communities.
Cartersville, Georgia

The Cartersville Abandoned Plane

This mysterious twin turboprop Grumman G-159 covered in graffiti has spent a decade and a half abandoned.
White Post, Virginia

The White Post

An eponymous directional signpost erected by the first president of the United States.
Binghamton, New York

Binghamton Clothing Factory Fire Monument

A memorial to the 1913 tragedy that helped protect the workers of the future.
Binghamton, New York

Rod Serling Gazebo

A gazebo that inspired the fifth episode of the "Twilight Zone" still stands in the creator's hometown
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
Binghamton, New York

Roberson Mansion

An allegedly haunted testament to a local businessman's desire for status, posterity, and charity.
Meriden, Connecticut

Traffic Control Tower

A human attendant once directed car traffic from this structure before automated stoplights.