Ghost Towns

May 11, 2016

Wickes, Montana

In 1864, an unknown prospector identified the first mine which was called the Gregory at Wickes. It is believed the mines here are among the oldest […]
May 11, 2016

Rochester, Nevada

Rochester is the name given to a collection of three different mines namely Upper Rochester and Lower Rochester and Rochester Heights. Immigrants originating from Rochester, New […]
May 11, 2016

Calico, California

This was home to the largest silver producer in California in the mid-1880s that was established after 4 prospectors from Grapevine Station set out to get […]
May 11, 2016

Grafton, Utah

The ghost town of Grafton has been featured in a number of films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid which is a classic and In […]
May 11, 2016

Bannack, Montana

Located on Grasshopper Creek, this ghost town came into being after gold was discovered in the area in 1862 and got its name from the Bannock […]
May 11, 2016

Courtland, Arizona

This ghost town was named after one of the owners of the Great Western Mining Company by the name Courtland Young and is located at the […]
August 24, 2016
Dastardly Deaths

Dastardly Deaths of the DeFeos

Amityville, New York is a small village in Babylon, Suffolk County.  At just under ten thousand people, it’s hard to imagine that such a small town […]