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What Causes a Ghost Town?

Presented by Daughters of Utah Pioneers - McQuarrie Memorial Museum, St. George at McQuarrie Memorial DUP Museum, Saint George UT

Apr 17 2021
What Causes a Ghost Town?

Reuben Wadsworth, a Southern Utah native and author, is going to be talking about the Ghost Towns in Washington County. He is going to be giving a lot of information about the history of many ghost towns and what happened to them.

What Causes a Ghost Town?

By Jo Anne Lamoreaux

Do you believe in ghosts?  Are dead spirits haunting, or at least lingering in places they used to live?  Where did the term “ghost town” come from?  Are ghosts still there or is the town itself dead and ghostly?  Can a town die?  How?  Why?  Are there some of these mysterious places nearby? Have you been to one?

The Utah Daughters of the Utah Pioneers have arranged an event to investigate some of these intriguing questions at their

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145 North 100 East, Saint George, UT

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