Friday, December 13, 2019

Bodie

Remarkably well preserved ghost town, developed during the Californian gold rush in 1876. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.21154 N 119.01261 W Categories: Abandoned cities and towns Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Ukivok Stilt Village

Abandoned Inupiat village on inhospitable cliff side. Houses in Ukivok were built on stilts above the sea - an unsettling sight. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.96171 N...

Shishmaref

Village on a small, low lying island in Chukchi Sea. This traditional Inupiaq village is suffering from global warming - the sea is washing...

Swan Point

One of the oldest dated archaeological sites in Alaska, from 12,300 BC. Finds in Swan Point have cultural similarities to Siberian cultures. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.30055...

Onion Portage Archaeological District in Alaska

Prehistoric settlement at the caribou migration river crossing point. Onion Portage has been inhabited by numerous cultures from 6500 BC to 1700 AD and...

Ipiutak Site

Major site of Ipiutak culture, inhabited around 100 BC - 800 AD. Found sites of some 600 houses, although these could have existed in...

Broken Mammoth

One of the oldest archaeological sites in Alaska, inhabited in 9,000 - 10,000 BC. It is possible that inhabitants of Broken Mammoth hunted mammoths. Location,...

Adamagan

Ancient centre of Aleuts. Around 1 100 BC - 100 AD in Adamagan lived up to 1000 people. They built more than 250 subterranean...

Beaufort Historic District

In this town have been preserved several neighborhoods with numerous magnificent homes and gardens from the 19th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.43079 N 80.6712 W Categories: Cities and...

French Quarter in Charleston

The oldest part of Charleston City which has been settled since 1680 and initially was walled. The area has many historical buildings, the oldest...