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The Story Behind This Tiny New York Town Is Bizarre But True

There are small towns and ghost towns, but have you ever heard of fake towns in New York? The strange and alluring phenomena hiding away in our state never cease to amaze me. Created as a cartographical trap in the 1930s, in recent years this fake town has become more real than ever. It’s time to determine whether or not you think Agloe really exists…

Check out author John Green explain the history of the fake town of Agloe and its connection this book in the video below:

So what do you think? Do you consider the town of Agloe, New York to be real? We’d love to hear if you have any stories about attempting to find this fake town yourself!

Lea Monroe
Writer for Only In Your State!