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Elkhorn Ghost Town

Elkhorn

Elkhorn, Montana was constructed on a site of a silver mining camp after a large deposit of precious metal was discovered nearby. Elkhorn counted 2500 residents with several churches, hotels, 14 saloons, lodge halls, several grocery stores and a post office. By the turn of the 20th century mines were closed after producing $14 million in gold and silver.

 

 

Location: Jefferson County, Montana  Map

Found: 1872

Abandoned: 1970s

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Description of Elkhorn Ghost Town

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Local cemetery of Elkhorn tell yet another reason for city's demise. Several epidemic swiped through the area taking a toll on the youngest residents of the town. Primitive conditions allowed such disease like small pox, influenza, typhoid, scarlet fever, yellow fever and diphtheria in late 1888 and early 1889 to lay havoc on the local population. Today only 50 structures remain on an original location of Elkhorn Ghost Town. Most of them are privately owned.

 

 

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