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The Scariest Places in America

These asylums, horror film locations and other spooky sites show the creepier side of our country's history

BODIE, CALIFORNIA

Considered one of the country's most authentic ghost towns, this Gold-Rush– era mining settlement still has about 100 structures standing, including a jail, firehouse, and church. It's part of the California and is in a state of "arrested decay," meaning nothing has been touched since it was designated a historic site in 1962.