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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 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: never

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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: 1/19/2015

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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: 1/20/2010

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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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Ghost TownsOld Fort Dade - Egmont Key,Florida

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Fort Dade is a "true ghost", as it was once a fully functioning town with a population of over 300 and is now completely abandoned.Fort Dade was an old miltary outpost on Egmont Key that is a relic from the Spanish American War. Being a sister fort to Fort Desoto it saw little to no action.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JIMBOBWE

location: Florida

date approved: 12/24/2008

last visited: 3/20/2012

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Ghost TownsCutthroat Castle Group - Hovenweep National Monument

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Hovenweep National Monument is a collection of ancestral Puebloan people, situated in the Canyons of the Ancients. The Cutthroat Castle Group is located in the southwestern corner of Colorado and has unique features.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/6/2008

last visited: 9/19/2008

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Ghost TownsHolly Group Ruins - Hovenweep National Monument, Colorado

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Hovenweep National Monument is a collection of ancestral Puebloan people, situated in the Canyons of the Ancients. The Holly Group's prominent features, Tilted Tower and Boulder House were inhabited between 1200 AD and 1300 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/6/2008

last visited: 9/19/2008

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Ghost TownsWildman mine

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Old Cyanide Mill and Gold Processing Plant. Can be seen from highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member singleshot54

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/22/2008

last visited: 7/17/2010

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Ghost TownsFallbrook, PA

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Fallbrook was a booming coal town settled by the Fallbrook Coal Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fossilgirlerin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2008

last visited: 1/22/2010

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Ghost TownsBateman, Sask

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Small ghost town in southern Saskatchewan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 11/17/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsHistoric Allaire Village - Allaire, NJ

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Historic Allaire Village, a booming industrial town of the 1800's, abandoned by 1900, now restored and offers live demonstrations of period trades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 3/4/2009

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Ghost TownsRush, AR

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Once a boom town with 5000 residents. Zinc was mined primarily for the WWI war effort. The town and mining operation was mostly abandoned after the war when the price of zinc plummeted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankwim

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/11/2008

last visited: 9/25/2008

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Ghost TownsIllinois Furnace - Elizabethtown, IL

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A community of about 100 families grew up around the Illinois Furnace in the mid-1800's to run and support the furnace. The furnace was closed in 1883 and the town quickly died. Today the only remains are the furnace itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/10/2008

last visited: 8/7/2006

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Ghost TownsHyde Village, Sask

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Site of the Village of Hyde, Assiniboia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsTyneham - Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UK

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Tyneham was deserted when the MOD evacuated it during the second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2008

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Ghost TownsBara Hack, CT

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Bara-Hack the so called Haunted Village of Lost Voices is located in Historic Pomfret, CT, above: Nightingale Brook. This isolated colony was abandoned after the Civil War and since then has been the site of many a ghost story. It is said that the sounds of the former inhabitants remain: childrens laughter, singing, mothers calling, dogs barking, cows lowing, and wagon wheels rumbling.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dremoto

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/16/2008

last visited: 8/30/2008

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Ghost TownsHanton City, R.I.

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Hanton City (known locally as Lost City) is a colonial era ghost town in Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States. The remains of Hanton City consist of several stone foundations, a burial site, a defunct dam apparently used for irrigation, and a dilapidated scattering of stone walls, typifying it as a standard small New England farming community. The entire site is completely overgrown, making it nearly impossible to locate when any vegetation is present.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dremoto

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/16/2008

last visited: 4/16/2011

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Ghost TownsDahoga, Pennsylvania

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Dahoga, Pennsylvania was a company town for the McKean Chemical Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/14/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPalmyra, IL

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Ghost town and former county seat of Edwards, County. Marker now in Wabash County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsBayhorse, Idaho

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A town that peaked at 300 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber

location: Idaho

date approved: 9/5/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsBelle Plain

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Ghost town and former county seat of Callahan County, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vanhoose74

location: Texas

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsDana, Massachusetts: 1801-1938

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Dana, Massachusetts, along with three other towns, were disincorporated in 1938 to make way for the creation of the Quabbin Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WN1E

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 7/25/2010

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Ghost TownsTown of Mission Creek, MN near Hinckley, MN

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There is a single stone monument commemorating 15 pioneers buried nearby from the old Mission Creek Town Site. The town was destroyed in the Great Hinckley Fire of 1894.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member meralgia

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 5/28/2007

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Ghost TownsBoston Oregon

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Boston Oregon Was located just to the west of the Thompson's Mills (Boston Mill) State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/26/2008

last visited: 12/29/2007

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