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9 Old Towns to explore in United States

United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

Calico Ghost Town
Calico Ghost Town36600 Ghost Town Rd, Yermo, CA 92398, USA

Calico is a ghost town and former mining town in San Bernardino county. it was founded in 1881 as a silver mining town, and today has been converted into a county park named Calico Ghost Town.

Downtown Augusta
Downtown AugustaDowntown Augusta, Augusta, GA 30901, USA

Augusta Downtown Historic District is a historic district that encompasses most of Downtown Augusta, Georgia and its pre-Civil War area.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

GeorgetownGeorgetown, CO 80444, USA

The historic Town of Georgetown is the territorial charter municipality that is the county seat of Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States.Georgetown is now home to slightly more than 1,000 residents. But on weekends, its capacity overflows with visitors who want to shop, sightsee, have lunch or spend the night at a Victorian bed-and-breakfast inn.

Historic Richmond Town
Historic Richmond Town441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306, USA

Historic Richmond Town is an authentic town and farm museum complex in the neighbourhood of Richmondtown, Staten Island, in New York City. The town consists of more than 30 historic buildings and sites dating from the late 17th to the early 20th centuries.

La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District
La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District3652 Co Rd 443, La Veta, CO 81055, USA

The Uptop Historic District, sitting at an elevation of 9,382 feet, is a ghost town located on top of Old La Veta Pass. On the border of Huerfano and Costilla County, Uptop can be accessed most of the year along County Rd 443.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Old Sacramento State Historic Park111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

Occupies around one third of the property within the Old Sacramento Historic District. Virtually all the buildings in this area date from the 19th century, the most notable dating back to the period immediately after the disastrous fire of 1852. Most of these buildings now houss restaurants, gift shops, or other businesses catering to tourists.

Pioneer Town
Pioneer Town388 S Grand Mesa Dr, Cedaredge, CO 81413, USA

This village of two dozen historic structures was erected by the Surface Creek Valley Historical Society on the old Bar I Ranch site, whose only surviving structures are three silos. Made of 2-by-6-inch boards stacked flat and standing 40 feet high, these sturdy eight- and nine-sided grain storage towers are the centerpiece of Pioneer Town.

Plaza de San Luis de la Culebra
Plaza de San Luis de la CulebraGarcia, CO 81152, USA

This is a statutory town that is the county seat and the most populous town of Costilla County, Colorado. The district contains an important collection of buildings that includes the county courthouse, the convent and Church of Most Precious Blood, numerous residences, and the town’s commercial core. The district also includes the Vega, a common ground for animal grazing, and the San Luis People’s Ditch. Listed under Culebra River Villages of Costilla County Multiple Property Submission.

Silver Plume
Silver PlumeSilver Plume, CO 80476, USA

This is a former mining town tucked in a narrow canyon at over 9,000 feet. Silver Plume has a very rich history. That history can be viewed by the general public either at the George Rowe Museum, which is in the original school house of the town, or by walking the 7:30 Mine Trail, which gives the individual a grand view of the Silver Plume valley and the town nestled at its base. The town is part of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic District.

Map of Old Towns to explore in United States