Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

Categories: Design and Architecture | History

If you suddenly find yourself in a mountain village in the Wild West, and a donkey blocked your way, congratulations: You have arrived in the ghost town of Othman in Arizona!

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

The city got its name in honor of the girl Olive Othman, who together with the Mormons tried to establish a colony in California, but was captured by the Indian tribe Yavapai (Yavapai) in 1850.

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

She was held captive for five years until she was released near the modern city of Othman.

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

Olive Othman remained in people's memory as the first white American woman with a tattoo on her body, which was done to her in the tribe.

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

The image of Olives can be found in just one place in the city: in a cafe where tourists can dine to music and attach a small bill to the wall as a souvenir.

Ghosts of the Wild West: what the abandoned city of Othman looks like

When gold was found in the city, about 3 thousand people lived there. However, with the disappearance of the resource, the city began to lose residents and become empty. Now a little more than a hundred people live there. And donkeys. They have become a local landmark.

Keywords: America | Ghost town | Gold

Recent articles

10 amazing properties of strawberries that you had no idea about
10 amazing properties of strawberries that you had no idea about

Strawberries are one of the most beloved berries in our latitudes. Many people appreciate its delicious taste, but few people know ...

A living hell: a one-color puzzle of a thousand pieces will drive anyone crazy
A living hell: a one-color puzzle of a thousand pieces will ...

If you want to test yourself and your nerves for strength, then the Pure Hell puzzle is perfect for this. Even if you manage to ...

Lovygin's Egyptian Adventures continue: a journey to the Library of Alexandria
Lovygin's Egyptian Adventures continue: a journey to the ...

Says Peter Lovygin: "Can you imagine such a situation in Russia that people would stand in a chain around the library and protect ...

Related articles

The Alien Lil Mayo: who is it, from where and why is it so popular
The Alien Lil Mayo: who is it, from where and why is it so ...

There is a chance that even if you hear the name Lil Mayo for the first time, you have already met this character on the Internet. ...

The house that Donald Trump built
The house that Donald Trump built

In November 2016, the whole world, and most of all the United States, could not believe that the Republican candidate Donald Trump, ...

Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color photographs
Automotive America of the 1950s and early 60s in color ...

A selection of color photos of cars from the USA, made in the golden era — in the 1950s-1960s. Colorful photographs give an ...