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Most People Have No Idea There’s An Underwater Ghost Town Hiding In America’s Heartland

The town of Somerfield, Pennsylvania was once a normal rural community. In 1946, the entire town was flooded as part of the construction of the Young Dam. This underwater ghost town is like Pennsylvania’s own Atlantis, and a video from YouTube channel “Stuffthats Gone” reveals the drowned city for the first time in years.

Check out the footage below:

It’s such a shame that an entire town had to be flooded to make way for the Young Dam. Did you know about the destruction of Somerfield?

Sophia
Massachusetts native. Freelance writer and strawberry eater. Get in touch: smitrokostas@onlyinyourstate.com.