The Story Behind This Desolate Kansas Ghost Town Is Beyond Eerie

If you have yet to figure it out, we here at Only in Kansas love a good ghost town. Whether they seem quiet and serene or just plain dark and eerie, there is something fascinating about these abandoned places. One of the dark and eerier ghost towns that comes to mind is that of Elmdale, captured here by Flickr user Craig Cloutier.

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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