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Queens, New York

76th Street Subway Station

Out of a labyrinth of abandoned tunnels and stops, this Queens subway station is arguably the most mysterious—if it exists at all.
Queens, New York

Bayside Cemetery

One of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the city, it is now overgrown with an urban forest.
Queens, New York

Greaser on a Clock

A mysterious statue of a leather jacket-clad rebel leans coolly on an odd yellow clock.
Queens, New York

The Kitty Genovese Residence

A young woman's senseless murder led to the controversial psychological theory of the "bystander effect."
Queens, New York

Abandoned Redbird

A retired subway car stands alone in a field in the middle of Queens.
Puerto Rico

Yokahú Tower

On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Virgin Islands from the top of this observation tower built in the 1960s.
Caguana, Puerto Rico

Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts

Built some 700 years ago, this Taíno ceremonial site features ball courts, petroglyphs, and evidence of ancient astronomy practices.
Walpole, Massachusetts

Bird Memorial Clock Tower

This clock tower is all that remains of Bird Hall, constructed by one of the founding families of this Massachusetts town.
Newton, Massachusetts

Echo Bridge

A historic bridge with a lovely acoustic anomaly.
Waltham, Massachusetts

Usen Castle

This castle constructed in 1928 was crafted from drawings of Lismore Castle in Ireland.
Weston, Massachusetts

Norumbega Tower

This tower pays homage to a legendary Viking fort established in Massachusetts that never really existed.
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Winnekenni Castle

It was an experiment to prove that glacial boulders and rocks can be used in constructions and dwelling.
Groton, Connecticut

Submarine Force Museum

The US Navy's only submarine museum is also home to the world's first nuclear submarine.
Groton, Connecticut

Gungywamp

The kind of mixed-up place that drives archaeologists crazy.
Griswold, Connecticut

Jewett City Vampires

The graves of a Connecticut family thought to have been plagued by a vampire.
New London, Connecticut

Ye Antientist Burial Ground

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

Seaside Sanatorium

Ruins of a historic medical facility sits eerily by the water.
Lyme, Connecticut

Grave of Joan Bennett

Final resting place of the actress famed for her roles in Dark Shadows and Dario Argento's Suspiria.
Provincetown, Massachusetts

Bob Gasoi Memorial Art Alley

Mural fragments and various sculptures honor the longtime artist.
Hamden, Connecticut

Best Video Film & Cultural Center

This Connecticut video store has a vast and varied archive that contains everything from 'Koyaanisqatsi' to 'The King's Speech.'
Newtown, Connecticut

Fairfield Hills Hospital

This abandoned psychiatric hospital once housed more than 4,000 patients in the middle of a quaint New England town.
Danbury, Connecticut

Sybil Ludington Statue

A statue commemorating a 16-year old girl's nighttime ride to raise a militia against attacking British troops.
Danbury, Connecticut

Hat Maker Statue

This statue commemorates the importance of hat manufacturing to Danbury, once known as the "Hat City of the World."
North Salem, New York

Balanced Rock

Glacial erratic or man-made dolmen? It probably wasn't druids.