Not Many People Know The Story Behind New York’s Forgotten Bath Town

When the topic of abandoned towns gets brought up, most of the time people’s natural instinct is to visualize western ghost towns. But as history will tell us, the Empire State is home to quite a few forgotten villages. Some of which have even been sunken under water! Just an hour west of Albany in Schoharie County, there’s a small town that for quite some time appeared to be on its way to becoming our next deserted destination that would be lost with time. Ready to hear about the bath town that once gave Saratoga Springs a run for its money? Then keep scrolling to find out about a fascinating piece of New York’s history!

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Have you ever visited the town of Sharon Springs in your lifetime? If you’re fascinated by locations that have been left behind, you’ll want to take an adventure to This Abandoned Mine In New York That Will Intrigue You!