Do you like empty buildings filled with shadows inspire a curiosity that’s difficult to quench? In these places, organic growth and animals rule what was created by people in the past. Let’s discover 12 abandoned towns with ghosts! They will leave you fascinated!
Without humans, nature would take over everything that civilization has built.
Bodie was a hotspot during the gold rush in 1859. There were about 2,000 buildings with 8,500 people, but when mines were depleted, people left the town. Later, a fire destroyed almost everything in 1932.
In 1908, a railway worker discovered diamonds in the sand near Kolmanskop and soon a lovely town was built there. After World War I, people left Kolmanskop because the demand for diamonds dropped off.
Did you know that Goldfield is one of the most popular, most iconic ghost towns in the Southwest? Nearly 4,000 people lived there during its heyday, but by 1920, the mining town was dead.
Kennecott is another mining town located in the United States’s largest national park, the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. When the mine was depleted, its residents soon left.