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Providence, Rhode Island

Turk's Head Building

The stone sculpture of an Ottoman soldier is an homage to a lost Providence landmark.
Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Chan's Fine Oriental Dining, Jazz & Blues

Enjoy egg rolls and live music in a converted bank vault.
Providence, Rhode Island

Industrial National Bank Building

Rhode Island's tallest building bears a resemblance to the "Daily Planet" building and has been empty for more than five years.
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Gilbert Stuart Birthplace

The idyllic colonial home of the artist behind the famous portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

The Towers of Narragansett

The only surviving fragment of the lost Narragansett Pier Casino.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island

Great Swamp Fight Monument

Off a hiking trail in Rhode Island stands a picturesque memorial to a long-forgotten war.
Providence, Rhode Island

Haven Brothers Diner

From horses to stainless-steel trucks, this iconic Providence burger wagon is one of the oldest mobile diners in the country.
Providence, Rhode Island

Fleur-De-Lys Studio

An architectural statement of artistic intent smack in the middle of Providence, Rhode Island's Colonial uniformity.
Providence, Rhode Island

Stephen Harris House

A simple Colonial home with a past haunted by death and madness.
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Biltmore

Rumors of the occult haunt this upscale 1920s hotel.
Newport, Rhode Island

Belcourt Castle

A 60-room castle constructed by a horse-racing heir.
Providence, Rhode Island

Roger Williams Root

The vaguely man-shaped root that ate the body of the founder of Rhode Island.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

Point Judith Lighthouse

This lighthouse was witness to the end of WWII hostilities and now collects creepy cairns.
Newport, Rhode Island

Hunter House

The first newspaper printed by an expeditionary force was published in this colonial mansion.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Moonrise Kingdom Beach

The secluded beach getaway from Wes Anderson's dreamy summer romance.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Conanicut Island Lighthouse

This storybook New England home is actually a decommissioned lighthouse.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Clingstone House

Eco-friendly island mansion.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Fort Wetherill

Abandoned Coast Artillery fort now serves as graffiti canvas and sightseeing vantage point.
Newport, Rhode Island

The Bells

A crumbling stone stable and carriage house are all that remain of a manse that was once filled with Egyptian artifacts.
Newport, Rhode Island

Grave of Ida Lewis

The final resting place of the famous Rhode Island lighthouse keeper who heroically saved dozens of people from drowning.
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.
Newport, Rhode Island

Cornè House

The home of the artist credited with introducing the tomato to the American diet.
Newport, Rhode Island

Location of the First Gas Street Lamp

A single light illuminates one man's overshadowed contributions to street lamp history.