A French emperor, the "richest woman in America" in the early 1900s, and a famous composer have called Hoboken home.
From sports stars to politicians, many famous figures are buried in and around New York City. Here is a list of 10 you can visit.
The Point Breeze estate in Bordentown, New Jersey where Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte — Napoleon's brother — lived will become a public park.
Frank Woolworth used his fortune from namesake stores selling merchandise for spare change to build his luxurious yet haunted Winfield Hall.
A replica of Napoleon's penis was on display at a book reading by Tony Perrottet in NYC. The original is in the basement of a suburban house in New Jersey.
One of our most popular Google keyword searches is "Napoleon" which inevitably leads readers to discover that Napoleon's penis is actually stored in New Jersey.
An Atlas Obscura talk with Tony Perrottet, author of "Napoleon's Privates - 2500 Year of History Unzipped" reveals some titillating historical facts and perverse antiquarian relics.
Part I in our new series 'Inspired by Europe': famous NYC buildings and the French architecture that inspired them.
An open air passage that shares a history with both Louis Napoleon and Chopin.
No joke: Napoleon Bonaparte's "member" is stored in the basement of a New Jersey home.