Sure, you can get your car washed in any number of fine establishments, but how many of them have a dinosaur ripping through the roof?
The first prison (as well as the first copper mine) in U.S. history has seen its fair share of heartache and tragedy -- and also stories of ghost sightings and other paranormal activity.
We may take it for granted, but a state park solely dedicated to the fossilized footprints from creatures that lived over 180 million years ago is sort of an unusual attraction. Plus, everyone loves dinosaurs!
One of the first museums in North America, Joseph Steward's Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities is testament to the fact that even over 200 years ago, people loved the damned!
Center Church in New Haven is a little different from your normal centuries-old place of worship as it was built over a cemetery -- not on, but over, as the original tombstones and graves sit as they have for 300 years in a crypt beneath the raised-up building.
Little People's Village in Middlebury is a complex of crumbling doll-sized houses that's rumored to be the legacy of a crazy woman who thought she was "Queen of the Little People." As with any good legend, "the story" and "the truth" are two quite different things.
Home to such curiosities as the Feejee mermaid and the 4,000-year-old mummy Pa-Ib, the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport is dedicated to the colorful history of the King of the Humbugs.