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

You’ve heard the legend of Atlantis, a once-booming island civilization that ultimately sunk to its demise in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. But did you know that Michigan has its own Atlantis, tucked away under a lake between Ann Arbor and Detroit?

The video below offers a quick view of what remains at the former site of Rawsonville, and includes a brief summary of the town’s rise and ultimate demise.

What a sad and eerie history uncovered right here in Michigan. The next time you’re near the shores of Belleville Lake, make a quick stop at the Rawsonville historical marker and pay tribute to the Mitten State’s very own Atlantis.