From Boom to Bust: The Tragic Story of America’s Ghost Towns

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Virginia City

Virginia City, Montana

In 1863 gold was discovered in the area and by the next year Virginia City became a gold mining town in Montana. When the gold ran out, there was still enough left so that homes and businesses were busy, but there was not enough money to remodel the buildings. So it froze in time and is a nice representation of the Victorian era.

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