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Interlaken, New York

Rod Serling's Grave

The final resting place for the famed creator and narrator of "The Twilight Zone."
Trumansburg, New York

Taughannock Giant

A reproduction of a giant humanoid "fossil," a hoax buried locally for construction crews to find and gain national attention.
Waterloo, New York

The Scythe Tree

A rusted blade sticks out from the trunk of this tree, left as a memorial to a young man who left to fight in the Civil War but never returned home.
Ovid, New York

Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane

An abandoned asylum where patients have been forgotten but their possessions remain.
Romulus, New York

Seneca White Deer

World's largest herd of white deer populate a former U.S. Army depot.
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.
Providence, Rhode Island

H.P. Lovecraft’s Grave

Final resting place of one of the classic authors of horror literature.
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

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

Grave of Mercy Brown

The final resting place of New England's last "vampire."
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Fort Wetherill

Abandoned Coast Artillery fort now serves as a 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.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

The Towers of Narragansett

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

Point Judith Lighthouse

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

Gillette Castle State Park

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
East Windsor, Connecticut

Connecticut Trolley Museum

A preserved trolley track that was transformed into a museum of transportation.
East Granby, Connecticut

Old Newgate Prison

A former copper mine which became a truly unsuccessful prison.
Middletown, Connecticut

Wild Bill's Nostalgia Store

A reliquary of pop culture marvels, including the world's largest (and most terrifying) Jack-in-the-Box.
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
Avon, Connecticut

Heublein Tower

This lovely hilltop tower was specifically built to withstand 100 MPH winds.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Abandoned Fairy Village

A miniature village lies nearly forgotten in the forest by the side of a major highway.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land USA

A religious-themed park filled with folk art to bring biblical stories to life that fell into disrepair and now being restored.
Millbrook, New York

Innisfree Garden

This once-private estate is now a dreamy, meditative garden that's open to the public.
Annandale-On-Hudson, New York

Olafur Eliasson: The Parliament of Reality

A journey to a hand-crafted island involves a trip across this lattice bridge.
Rhinebeck, New York

Fork in the Road-Rhinebeck

A unique work of art that was created without permission.