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North Haven, Connecticut

The Cedar Hill Rail Yard

A once-booming railroad left abandoned next to the Quinnipiac River marshes now intersects with a hiking trail.
Cheshire, Connecticut

Lock 12 Historical Park

This historic park site contains the last remnants of a once bustling canal system.
Montclair, New Jersey

Thomas Edison's Concrete Houses

Edison's cast-in-place concrete houses were a massive failure, but way ahead of their time.
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

The Deserted Village of Feltville

This tiny New Jersey village has lived many lives but seems determined to remain a ghost town.
Bernards Township, New Jersey

Devil's Tree

An allegedly cursed tree represents a town's reckoning with a racist past.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Warner Brothers Corset Factory

This factory made "health corsets" that were a step towards liberating women's bodies.
Brooklyn, New York

Morbid Anatomy Museum

A museum devoted to bringing to light forgotten or neglected histories through exhibitions, education and public programming.
Newbury, Massachusetts

Plum Island Pink House

This picturesque abandoned home is rumored to be a spite house.
Durham, New Hampshire

Smith Chapel

This small stone chapel is a hidden gem just outside the University of New Hampshire campus.
South Portland, Maine

Fort Gorges

Accessible only by boat, this centuries-old island fort never saw troops or combat.
Portland, Maine

The Portland Observatory

The only remaining historic maritime signal station in the United States.
Portland, Maine

International Cryptozoology Museum

The world's only international cryptozoology museum is host to an unrivaled collection of cryptid specimens.
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Goddard Mansion

Abandoned Italianate architecture on the coast of Maine.
Manchester, Connecticut

Union Pond Mill

An abandoned Victorian-era mill in the middle of modern-day Manchester.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

Point Judith Lighthouse

This lighthouse was witness to the end of WWII hostilities and now collects creepy cairns.
New Haven, Connecticut

East Rock Park

Panoramic views of the city of New Haven and the Long Island Sound, with a side of history.
Milford, Connecticut

Aerosol Techniques Factory

This enormous abandoned factory is now a makeshift graffiti gallery.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Ponyhenge

No one really knows how these old hobby horses got here, but the herd keeps growing.
Lexington, Massachusetts

Metropolitan State Hospital (MSH)

Once the largest public hospital for the mentally ill was also surrounded by controversy.
Windham, Connecticut

Thread City Crossing Bridge

Public outcry led to this bridge's unique character which celebrates a giant frog battle and also sewing.
Waltham, Massachusetts

Fernald State School

Run by a eugenics advocate, this aging institution conducted secret radiation experiments sponsored by Quaker Oats.
Groton, Massachusetts

Bancroft Castle

On top of Gibbet Hill lie the ruins of a lavish turn-of-the-century estate that never quite came to be.
New Paltz, New York

Mohonk Testimonial Gateway

This stone gatehouse was once the entrance to a historic mountain resort, and it had a cameo in a cheesy cult horror movie.