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A ghost town is a town that has been abandoned, usually because the economic activity that supported it has failed or because of natural or human-caused disasters.
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Ghost TownsKokomo and Recen - Colorado

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On Highway 91 southbound, a granite pedestal stands commemorates the valley where the towns of Robinson, Kokomo and Recen stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2009

last visited: 6/28/2010

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Ghost TownsArgonne, South Dakota

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The wind blows through the trees.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLivermore, NH

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The town of Livermore, New Hampshire, now an unincorporated forested area in the White Mountains, was once a functioning village with saw mills, complete with a railroad and school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 8/11/2009

last visited: 8/27/2015

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Ghost TownsRichmond's Lost City, The Elko Tract

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Richmond's lost city is rumored to have had paved streets, sidewalks, curbs, street lamps, and a water tower, but it was never occupied and is now overgrown. A short video describes the story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsEast San Pedro, Terminal Island, CA

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A memorial to the fishing village that used to exist on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles, prior to World War II. In February of 1942, all residents of Japanese ancestry were ordered to leave on 48 hours notice to be interned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member senoritafish

location: California

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 6/16/2011

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Ghost TownsFort Jefferson, FL

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One of the most remote National Parks. Ft Jefferson was a key fortification in the patroling of the Gulf of Mexico. Once a bustling hub of activity in the area, now only several Park Rangers reside here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Florida

date approved: 8/4/2009

last visited: 6/19/1997

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Ghost TownsBuena Vista, Minnesota

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In 1896, it was hard to see how Buena Vista could miss as a successful village. Centrally located in the county, it was right at the juncture of three of the county's important trails: the Leech Lake Trail, the Fosston Trail, & the Black Duck Co. Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/4/2009

last visited: 6/8/2014

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Ghost TownsCOOPER'S FALLS

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Cooper's Falls in the heart of cottage country is a mix of old abandonded buildings and a few remaining new cottages. Busy in the summer months with cottagers passing through, only the ghosts remain the remainder of the year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2009

last visited: 7/13/2012

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Ghost TownsFalse Front in Dyea, AK

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This False Front of a gold rush era real estate office is nearly all that remains from an Alaskan Boom town that swelled to more than 8,000 people in the winter of 1897-98. Dyea, Alaska is now an archaeological area protected the National Park Service. Other sections of the area are now designated as recreation and residential areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KLGOEDRANGER

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 1/22/2010

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Ghost TownsAmulet, Sask.

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Nothing left but a few trees and memories.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsObar, New Mexico

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Foundations of brick buildings along side the highway is all that remains of the town. The cemetery is still intact.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/6/2009

last visited: 5/6/2012

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Ghost TownsWashington, New Jersey

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An important stage coach stop along the Old Tuckerton Stage Line, all that remains of Washington are some cellar holes and the remains of a barn and pit silo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: 11/7/2008

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Ghost TownsKomorsko village

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A plaque in the middle of woods remembering a medieval village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/11/2009

last visited: 7/27/2014

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Ghost TownsWelshtown

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The remains of a miner's stone cottage at Welshtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/6/2009

last visited: 10/24/2010

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Ghost TownsBrewster, Florida

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Located on SR 37 just north of SR 630.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 4/4/2009

last visited: 5/21/2014

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Ghost TownsKit Community - Irving Texas

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The Kit community is now the city of Irving.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 3/28/2009

last visited: 8/20/2015

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Ghost TownsEttington, Sask.

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All but the memories are gone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 3/10/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsTulum, Mexico

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Once had a population of 5-6000 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Mexico

date approved: 3/9/2009

last visited: 12/14/2015

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Ghost TownsBennett, B.C.

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Bennett is located at the head of Bennett Lake, part of the Southern Lakes chain – source of the mighty Yukon River. During the Klondike Gold Rush, Bennett was one of the many boomtowns that sprang up along the route to goldfields.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member weary pilgrim

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 8/17/2009

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Ghost TownsKelstern, Sask.

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Definitely a ghost town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsAnimas Forks, Colorado

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"Three Forks of the Animus" as it was once called, was a prosperous mining town, is now a ghost town visited by 100,000 visitors a year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 6/4/2015

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Ghost TownsELIZABETHTOWN , Texas

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Elizabethtown was located on the north side of Elizabeth Creek in southwest Denton County. Elizabethtown Cemetery is located on the south side of Elizabeth Creek on Elizabethtown Cemetery Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/26/2009

last visited: 12/12/2015

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Ghost TownsTraxler, FL

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Traxler is a ghost town located in Alachua County, Florida. Thrived until the early 1900s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Florida

date approved: 1/1/2009

last visited: 6/20/2013

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Ghost TownsLinwood, Texas

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Yet another community that thrived until the railroad ran through a nearby town instead.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KoosKoos

location: Texas

date approved: 1/1/2009

last visited: 4/9/2016

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Ghost TownsHorseshoe and Hackberry Groups - Hovenweep National Monument, Colorado

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Ancestral Puebloan people occupied this area of southeast Utah/southwest Colorado, from 110 to 1300 AD, in what is now part of the Hovenweep National Monument. The Horseshoe and Hackberry Groups may have had the largest population.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/28/2008

last visited: 9/19/2008

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