The abandoned Gothic Revival Victorian mansion ruins of Wyndcliffe, Rhinebeck, New York. Inspired the phrase "keeping up with the Joneses"

About halfway up the mountain there is an old abandoned hotel ruin built in the Overlook Mountain House Ruins, Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York

Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador - Humboldt's & Bonpland's stay in Quito, Ecuador was marked by the ascent of Pichincha and an attempt on Chimborazo. Humboldt and his party reached an altitude of feet m), a world record at the time.

Frederic Edwin Church was a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape painters. While committed to the natural sciences, he was always concerned with including a spiritual dimension in his works.

The Tenth Street Studio Building, constructed in New York City in was the first modern facility designed solely to serve the needs of artists. It became the center of the New York art world for.