Ghost Town Iowa: See Inside Abandoned Buckhorn Creamery [GALLERY]
'Tis the season, ghost hunters! It's Halloween time in Iowa! My favorite season, personally. Cooler weather, bonfires, and changing leaves. And maybe best of all, ghost stories! Whether you believe in ghosts or not, Iowa has plenty of ghost towns. One is an hour away from Cedar Rapids, or about 90 minutes from Waterloo: Buckhorn, Iowa.
Abandoned Iowa: Buckhorn, Iowa
Buckhorn's history isn't too exciting. According to Only in Your State, Buckhorn was once a farmer's co-op. It was also home to a tavern (which every town needs) and hotel, stagecoach shop, the creamery, church, and more. Today, just a few run-down, abandoned buildings dot the landscape.
Inside the old creamery, you'll see, lots of graffiti and old furniture. The roof has caved in, at least in part, and it's not the most welcoming sight. So, are you ready to visit a real Iowa abandoned building? Let's go.
Abandoned Iowa: Buckhorn Creamery
Spooky, no? Obviously visited by some potty-mouthed ruffians, the building has clearly seen better days. It also appears the former owners got out in a hurry, making you wonder, why exactly did this building, and the town, become abandoned?
While on the subject of ghost towns, have you ever wondered how many there are dotting the map of our country? Here are some answers: