Ghost town

Body (California) - one of the most famous ghost towns in the US - it was founded in the era of the Gold Rush, which has captured the North American country during the 2nd half of the 19th century.

The deposit of gold ore were discovered here in the Sierra Nevada prospector Uiyalyamom Body in 1859. However, to benefit from their findings it was not necessary, in the same year he caught pneumonia and he rested on the Bose.

A city that was founded not far from gold deposits received its name in memory of the man who discovered them.


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