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.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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