creepymel's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Loading map...
Schenectady, New York

Vedder Family Cemetery

The small burial plot is located in a mall parking lot.
Albany, New York

World’s Largest Nipper Statue

This giant monument of the RCA mascot is a beloved fixture in Albany, New York.
New York, New York

Berlin Wall Section

A celebration of capitalism in Midtown.
New York, New York

Maxilla & Mandible

A Natural History and Science Emporium.
New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history.
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

Eccentric concrete mansion and museum designed and built by hand from the inside out.
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Vampa: Vampire & Paranormal Museum

An extraordinary collection of vampire-themed antiques lurks on the second floor of a store.
Baltimore, Maryland

Bazaar

Crammed into a Baltimore row house is an oddities shop that sells everything from skulls to dead insects.
Baltimore, Maryland

Papermoon Diner

This beloved Baltimore spot features caged dolls, a giant Pez collection, and many, many mannequins.
Baltimore, Maryland

Site of Edgar Allan Poe's Death

The site where Poe "in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance" likely died.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

The only structure left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Bronx, New York

Bronx Zoo Bug Carousel

The first and only carousel with a lineup entirely of insects.
Catskill, New York

Catskill Game Farm

The abandoned ruins of America's first private zoo are open for exploration in the Catskills.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
Bronx, New York

Thain Family Forest

This plot of old-growth forest is the largest surviving remnant of New York City's original woodland.
Parksville, New York

Parksville

This Central New York ghost town was once a prosperous railroad community.
Savannah, Georgia

Grave of Gracie Watson

More than a century after her death, Little Gracie Watson remains one of Savannah's most often-visited residents.
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
Savannah, Georgia

The Marshall House

An early-19th-century hotel with a past that is steeped in the Civil War.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Pine Bush, New York

Ellenville Fault Ice Caves

The largest known open fault in the United States is basically a giant natural refrigerator.
Neversink, New York

Neversink

The lost town of Neversink, sunk by New York City.
Wantage, New Jersey

High Point Monument

The highest point in New Jersey is marked by a massive, if simply named, obelisk.
Port Jervis, New York

The Hawks Nest

A winding, cliffside stretch of road overlooking the Delaware River.