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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 TownsTown of Dortmund

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A dream conceived in Prussia, was drowned in the waters of the Missouri River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/26/2008

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Ghost TownsAlviso, CA

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A once bustling town, now nothing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 5/1/2008

last visited: 6/9/2007

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Ghost TownsChichen Itza

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The pre-Columbian Mayan city on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Mexico

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 6/3/2014

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Ghost TownsLEETOWN - Arkansas

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Leetown Civil War Ghost Town, Arkansas

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: 6/2/2007

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Ghost TownsChloride, Arizona

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The town of Chloride is a onetime silver mining camp in Mohave County, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Ghost TownsLagantuine - Isle of Arran, Ayrshire UK

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A deserted hamlet on the Isle of Arran. Its people were cleared off the land to make way for sheep in 1829. The inhabitants from here and other settlements in the north of the island were forced to leave for Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martlakes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2008

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsWharram Percy,deserted village.Yorkshire England.

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Wharram Percy,was once a thriving medieval community,it is now looked after by English Heritage and is open to the public to walk freely amongst the grounds and ruins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 5/1/2010

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Ghost TownsPithole City - Cornplanter Township, Pennsylvania

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Pithole City was a booming oil town in the 1860's, boasting a population of over 15,000. Today the area is a desolate field with road outlines and markers detailing what once was.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 10/25/2012

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Ghost TownsPunta de Abona, Tenerife, Spain

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Abandoned town near to Punta de Abona. Possible to drive into the town right up to the "church".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 3/16/2008

last visited: 12/25/2012

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Ghost TownsEscalante Ruin, Dolores, CO

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A visit to the Canyons of the Ancients, or the Hovenweep Monument, should begin with a trip to the Anasazi Cultural Center. This offers visitors information about the cultural ruins they are about to see, and have the best maps to get you around.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/12/2008

last visited: 5/26/2012

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Ghost TownsSquare Tower Group - Hovenweep National Monument, Utah

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Hovenweep National Monument is a collection of ancestral puebloan ruins scattered throughout southeast Utah and southwest Colorado, dating from 250 AD through 1300 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 3/11/2008

last visited: 2/7/2014

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Ghost TownsPainted Hand Pueblo, Cortez, CO

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Part of the Canyons of the Ancients historical park in Southwest Colorado, the Painted Hand Pueblo is a remote, yet great example of ancestral puebloan life before 1100 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/10/2008

last visited: 8/19/2007

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Ghost TownsFar View Sites, Mesa Verde Park, CO

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Mesa Top ruins such as the Far View Sites, range in date from 750 AD, earlier than the reknown cliff dwellings in the area, but just as impressive. Meas Verde National Park offers visitors a trip into the past...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/10/2008

last visited: 9/10/2011

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Ghost TownsLowry Pueblo Ruins, Dolores CO

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Actually off of 491 in Pleasant View, down County Rd CC, the Lowry Pueblo Ruins are a fine example of mesa life for the ancestral Puebloan people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/10/2008

last visited: 5/27/2012

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Ghost TownsBalcony House, Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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The Balcony House is one of the ruins that is not visible from the roadway, but from the view and meeting area for this tour, there are numerous other dwellings visible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/8/2008

last visited: 3/5/2014

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Ghost TownsCliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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Along Ruins Road in Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado offers one of the best "top cliff" views of Cliff Palace, but along Mesa Top Ruins Road is the meeting area for the tours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/8/2008

last visited: 3/25/2015

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Ghost TownsSpruce Tree House, Mesa Verde Park, CO

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Spruce Tree House, located off the Mesa Top Loop Road in Mesa verde National Park is one of the best preserved cliff dwelling in the park, and is accessible by self-guided tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/8/2008

last visited: 3/25/2015

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Ghost TownsMano, Missouri

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Ghost town of Mano, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 3/23/2013

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Ghost TownsAtsion, NJ

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This 1770s era bog iron forge community was located along the Mullica River in the Pine Barrens, along US 206, nine miles north of Hammonton and 26 AIR miles southeast of Camden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/6/2008

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Ghost TownsWhitney, Oregon

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Ghost town of Whitney along Ore. Hwy. 7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/22/2007

last visited: 12/22/2007

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Ghost TownsClifton, Minnesota

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Historical marker for a ghost town in northern Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/10/2007

last visited: 8/17/2006

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Ghost TownsBuchanan, Minnesota

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Historical marker commemorating a ghost town in northern Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/4/2007

last visited: 9/24/2010

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Ghost TownsBroughton Nova Scotia

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An early coal mining town on Cape Breton Island, Nova scotia Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stagunner

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 3/24/2008

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Ghost TownsWonderland, Ohio

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A lost community, nestled between Gahanna and the Port Columbus Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsGhost town of Lignite, Virginia

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This is the only "true" ghost town in Virginia. Iron ore boom town formed in mid 1800's, had company store, churches, main street theatre, etc abandoned when ore business dropped.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lignite

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2007

last visited: 3/15/2008

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