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

Most of us are familiar with the legend of Atlantis: a mysterious and magnificent city that has long since disappeared underwater. Well did you know that Virginia has its very own legend of a forgotten underwater city? Perhaps one of the most intriguing aspects of the ghost town of Monroe is that no one can quite prove – or deny – its existence. If it does indeed have a place in Virginia’s history, its location is most likely under the waters of Smith Mountain Lake.

Looking for more information about Virginia’s ghost towns? Be sure to check out an earlier article we published, What You’ll Discover In These 5 Deserted Virginia Towns Is Truly Grim.

Beth
Beth is a musician and freelance writer from Richmond, Virginia.