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SO, WHAT IS A GHOST TOWN?

"A Ghost Town is a town or community that at one time had a commercial or population center,

and is either wholly abandoned or faded greatly from its peak, and now is just a shadow of its former self."

 

All ghost towns can be categorized into five basic classes based on what remains at the site.

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·       Class$A:  Barren site

·       Class$B:  Rubble and/or roofless building ruins

·       Class$C:  Classic Ghost Town – Completely abandoned town with standing buildings (some with roofs).  May have a caretaker.

·       Class$D:  Semi/near ghost towns with a small resident population and many abandoned buildings.

·       Class$E:  Busy historic community, yet still has a much reduced population than in its boom years.

·       Class$F:  Not a stand-alonecclassification, but is an addition to any of the above. It usually designates a restored town, state park, or indicates some other “additional” status.

 

 

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