Synopsis by Alice Day
The empty but atmospheric structures of ghost towns can be very educational destinations for travelers of all ages. In Coloma, CA, visitors can experience the site where the Gold Rush originated. Rand McNally Video Traveler: Ghost Towns U.S.A. also features Goldfield, NV, another mining town, which has well-preserved buildings. There are also stories about the mysterious woman who haunts the Goldfield Hotel. At one time, Oatman, in Arizona, experienced a bonanza in gold strikes, and some of the buildings erected during those years still stand.
traveling, ghost, town