These 10 settlements once full of riches and miscreants are now completely desolate. You can meet most of them today, but be careful what you touch.
Today, it’s a National Historic Landmark—and one of Alaska’s most popular points of interest
St. Elmo was once a highfalutin gold mining town and popular whistle-stop on the Pacific Railroad.
Bodie is one of the most famous (and the largest) unreconstructed ghost towns in America.
Cahawba has an illustrious history for a ghost town.