Friday, November 3, 2017
Creepy Ghost Towns in Illinois
From the August 3, 2015, Only In Your State: Visit These 4 Creepy Ghost Towns in Illinois At Your Own Risk" Laura Meli.
1. Cairo: a living ghost town which had been in an absolute boom mode from the 1800s to 1920s. So sad to see the town now.
2. Shawneetown: Now called Old Shawneetown, established 1748 by Pewoki Shownee. It was the first cultivated land in Illinois.
3. Benld, Maucoupin County. A coal mining town and an object of history when it was hit by a meteorite It is on display at Chicago's Field Museum. And, Benld is on good old Route 66.
4. Buda: a small railroad town named after Buda, Hungary.
Just a Little Late for Halloween. RoadDog