Most People Have Long Forgotten About This Vacant Ghost Town In Rural Ohio
Here in Ohio, there are several remnants of the southeast region’s mining and railroad towns from centuries past. (To read about the ghost town of Moonville, click here.) The ghost town of Mineral in New Marshfield, Ohio is a lesser-known hiking adventure you’re going to want to add to your 2018 bucket list. You can reach the remnants of this town via the Moonville Rail Trail and King Hollow Trail. Check it out:
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So, what do you think? Would you explore this ghost town? If you have, please share your photos and stories with us!
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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