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Nature Is Reclaiming This One Abandoned Kentucky Spot And It’s Actually Amazing

An abandoned Kentucky spot in urban areas will often get refurbished or demolished before nature reclaims it. Still, we do have some old creepy things floating about you might be surprised by. One of which is the Celt, though she is known by other names.

The tale of the Celt is both exciting and sad. She began her journey as a state of the art luxury yacht, via the commission of J Rogers Maxwell. He was a rich railroad executive back in 1902 and they sat sail from Delaware. He was an avid yachter, enjoying racing and other activities. The Celt had her glory days of winning races and lavish parties, only to be sold in 1917.

This is what is left of her today.

This abandoned Kentucky spot is home to the renowned ghost ship of the Ohio River. Her once lavish life has all but faded from memory, leaving her to become a part of nature. Like many, she fell from grace during the wars of our ancestors. If not the Celt, what abandoned Kentucky spot do you find interesting?

 

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.