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

We bet you’ve never seen anything like this. Illinois is full of historic wonders, but none compare to this ancient, abandoned structure nestled in the forest. Step back in time and learn the history of the iron industry while exploring one of the most beautiful landscapes in the state.

This unique spot is slowly being reclaimed by nature, and you have to check it out. Keep scrolling for all the details.

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