CA Ghost Towns

Hi! My name is Galina. I live in Bay Area, California. My hobby is travelling around the state and discovering ghost towns.

Dec 3, 2017

Koreshan Unity

Koreshan unity During my 1 week trip to South Florida I hoped to visit at least several ghost towns, but I was unpleasantly surprised that, despite there are a lot of places on “uninhabited” list, not much left from the former towns there.

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Nov 7, 2017


Navarro by the sea In you drive about 10 miles to the ocean from the Navarro town - where Hwy 1 and Hwy 128 meet you will find the sight of the former Navarro-by-the-sea town. Not much remained nowadays, but you can see the hotel building even from the Hwy1 hill.

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Nov 2, 2017


Bodega church Bodega is not a ghost town - it is a small unincorporated community in Sonoma county with about 200 people living in it. Bodega and Bodega Bay are named for discoverer of the bay, Juan Francisco Bodega y Caudra, who first sailed into the harbor in 1775.

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Oct 30, 2017

Lairds Landing

Lairds Landing This was one of my favorite trips to the unincorporated community. This place is located on the National Parks land and open to public, but secluded enough to keep people from visiting it.

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Oct 19, 2017

Kent Ranch

Kent farm I passed these barns several times on my way for Fort Brag to San Francisco and always was certain this was a private property.

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Oct 13, 2017


Genoa view Genoa is listed online as the ghost town. But it is pretty much alive. Founded in 1851, it was the first settlement in what became the Nevada Territory.

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Oct 11, 2017

Fort Churchill

Fort Churchill This is not an ordinary ghost town, as it was never a “town” - it was a military base. Built in 1861 to provide protection for early settlers and guard Pony Express mail runs.

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