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Lorain, Ohio

Black River Ghost Ship

A former Canadian automobile ferry mysteriously appeared in the Black River 20 years ago, and now it quietly rusts away.
Monon, Indiana

Whistle Stop Restaurant

Train cars and railroad artifacts abound at this restaurant devoted to railway history.
Logansport, Indiana

France Park

This former Indiana quarry has been transformed into a park and SCUBA site where divers can explore the drowned mining equipment.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Landmarks Center

The largest historic preservation organization in the United States.
Boonsboro, Maryland

Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Bizarre Cavern.
Little Falls, New York

Beardslee Castle

Not even a series of devastating fires could keep this odd castle in upstate New York from bouncing back.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fifth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Alpena, Michigan

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

This protected area in Lake Huron contains some of the world’s best-preserved shipwrecks.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Lincoln, Ontario

Grande Hermine

The third version of this tall sailing ship sits, rusted and burnt, in Lake Ontario.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

The Tunnel at Niagara Parks Power Station

A tunnel that brings more than a century of history to life from the deepest parts of the Niagara Gorge.
Foxburg, Pennsylvania

Foxburg Country Club

The oldest continually operating golf course in the United States.
Worthington, Pennsylvania

Yellow Dog Village

Hidden in the hills of Western Pennsylvania lies one of the best-kept ghost towns in America that you can legally visit.
Hillsboro, West Virginia

Pearl S. Buck Birthplace

The first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in literature came from the foothills of Appalachia.
Alderson, West Virginia

Blue Sulphur Springs Pavilion

The lasting remains of a historic spa.
Alderson, West Virginia

Alderson Academy

This abandoned school has had many lives since the early 1900s, and all of them doomed.
Rock, West Virginia

Lake Shawnee Amusement Park

This abandoned amusement park was built on a site with a dark history.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

Brooklyn Ruins

The remains of one of the last mining camps developed on the New River.
Ansted, West Virginia

Mystery Hole

The "mysteries" of this quintessential roadside oddity were almost destroyed by neglect but were saved by fans of kitschy wonder.
Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

Cathedral Falls

The tallest waterfall in West Virginia.
Mt Nebo, West Virginia

Summersville Lake Lighthouse

A lighthouse on this West Virginia lake started as a joke, then the forces of nature helped make it a reality.
Brooklyn, West Virginia

Red Ash Island Cemetery

The isolated final resting place for perished coal miners.
Danese, West Virginia

Glade Creek Grist Mill

This functioning mill was built in the 1970s using parts from several other West Virginia mills.
Youngstown, New York

Old Fort Niagara

This historic fort spans more the 300 years.