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Is Chitina a ghost town?
I'd say so; I live 20 miles from it. It's an abandoned mining town. There is a tiny Native village up on a hill, separate from the ghost town.
"It quickly became a ghost town, and eventually even had ‘ghosts’ painted on several of the abandoned buildings." From Sue and Lance Gilpatrick's Hotel site.
Gail Niebrugge calls a painting "The Ghost Town of Chitina."
Actually, when I was growing up and visited there most summers from some time in the 1950s to the late 1970s, I can remember pictures of ghosts painted on some of the buildings. I don't have a link to something on the Internet to back this up, but for whoever wants to research it, I can attest to the fact. Terry Thorgaard (talk) 19:07, 14 May 2014 (UTC)
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