The Hidden Cemetery That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Montana’s Most Haunted Secret
The Treasure State boasts such a nickname for a good reason. This incredible landscape once beckoned to treasure hunters, and its rich landscape produced gold, silver, coal, and semi-precious stones like garnets. As mining became a pastime, once populated landscapes became ghost towns. Hiding in the Garnet Range is one of the quaintest abandoned cemeteries in Montana that dates back to the height of mining. Only a few headstones hint at its purpose, though the very road that rolls up to it may be paved on unmarked graves. If you find yourself in the area, this forgotten cemetery will captivate you with its enduring mystery.
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There are several abandoned cemeteries in Montana, but Sand Park Cemetery is one of its most surprising. Though it has only five visible graves, it is well worth a visit.
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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