Discover the Tragic Past of This Ghost Town in Illinois

The Illinois town named after Cardiff, Wales has long since been abandoned.

Jennifer Geer
ILLUMINATION-Curated
3 min readSep 20, 2023

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Photo by Everett Bartels on Unsplash

America is home to countless ghost towns. These abandoned and forgotten places were the casualty of events such as mines drying up, the gold rush going bust, or railroads and highways being rerouted.

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Jennifer Geer
ILLUMINATION-Curated

Writer, blogger, mom, owner of pugs, wellness enthusiast, and true crime obsessed.