In the Venn diagram of spooky and historical, our state’s abandoned communities constitute the perfect meeting place. You may have heard of Bordeaux or Wellington, but have you heard of Govan? This ghost town in Eastern Washington has been largely lost to time, and that’s unfortunate because its story is a twisting tale of economic decline and unsolved murder.

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Are you interested in visiting a ghost town in Eastern Washington? Check out Gavon. Whether you’re a local or taking a road trip, it’s an evocative window into a dark chapter of our state’s past.

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