Unlike the movie ghost towns of the Old West, the ghost towns in Florida don't have tumbleweeds rolling on deserted dirt roads, abandoned wooden saloons, and lone drifters on horseback. Although the landscape may have dramatically changed, many of these once-thriving communities declined due to widespread economic changes, disastrous weather, company closings, or vital industries disappearing or moving elsewhere. In fact, some of these so-called ghost towns have been absorbed by larger cities still inhabited by Floridians ...

Historic Photos of Florida Ghost Towns 2010, Turner, 206

ISBN-13: 9781596525528