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Calico, California

Calico, CA This former silver-mining town in Southern California peaked in the 1880s, but started declining when the price of silver dropped in the 1890s. It was a ghost town by 1907.

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from The Campfire Chronicle by Stargazer Mercantile

Ghost Town: Bannack, Montana

A crooked sheriff, stagecoach robberies, vigilante justice and hangings galore. . .no wonder everybody left town! Read the remarkable story of the rise and fall of Bannack, Montana in my blog! http://stargazermercantile.com/ghost-town-bannack-montana/

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Travel guide to Nevada’s best ghost towns

There are more ghost towns in Nevada than towns occupied by the living. By that count, it would take you years, if not a lifetime, to explore all the ghost towns in the state. If you want to whittle that task down to something more manageable, here are 6 awesome spots to get started.

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from Roadtrippers

Crystal Ghost Town

Crystal Ghost Town, Crystal River, Colorado...a gorgeous abandoned ghost town ...How did I miss this one on many travels through ghost towns of the west?.....vwr

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One of Nevada's most prominent ghost towns, Rhyolite was once a bustling metropolis - NOT DURING SUMMER NEXT TRIP. look up death valley tour

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St Elmo, Colorado Ghost Town. There was an old lady that lived here and she had many years of rotted material in her hair. JKR More

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