Most People Don’t Know The True Story Behind This West Virginia Village

During The Great Depression, President Roosevelt devised initiatives to boost the economy. One of them was the brainchild of the first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. Arthurdale was to be the first of many proposed towns that were intended to be fully sustainable, unfortunately all that is left today is a ghost town.

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To learn more about West Virginia, check out this drone footage captured at this abandoned town.