Among the places I visited were West Point, Tarrytown, the home of Washington Irving, where I walked through "Sleepy Hollow."
Among Mrs. Marsh's attributes was mind reading.
Could someone please explain to me the meaning and the grammatical structure of these sentences above using "among" in the front? That only way of using “among" I know is, for example, say "he is the only boy among all the students.
If possible, could you list any other words rather than "among" that can be used with the similar sentence structure?