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America's most fascinating Gold Rush ghost towns

Love Exploring Logo By loveEXPLORING staff of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 46: Best known as the former home of the famous frontierswoman Calamity Jane, this Gold Rush town blossomed in the 1860s as gold was discovered in the nearby Alder Gulch.

Virginia City, Montana

Best known as the former home of the famous frontierswoman Calamity Jane, this Gold Rush town blossomed in the 1860s as gold was discovered in the nearby Alder Gulch.
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