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:

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