See the Creepy Remains of Abandoned American Resort Towns | National Geographic

HTML QUIZ

Photographer Pablo Iglesias Maurer revisits scenes from midcentury postcards and advertisements of resorts that now lie in ruins.
➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe

About National Geographic:
National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible.

Get More National Geographic:
Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite
Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo
Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter
Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta

During America’s post-World War II economic boom, a growing middle class was eager to find ways to spend its leisure time. When air travel was very expensive, resorts within a short drive of major cities appealed to tourists. Resorts in New York State’s Catskills and the Poconos of Pennsylvania offered an idyllic setting, tailored to the tastes of urbanites on vacation. Some have since closed down, leaving eerie monuments to yesterday’s fun.

READ: Creepy Photos Show Abandoned American Resort Towns
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/170906-abandoned-resorts-poconos-catskills-vin-spd

See the Creepy Remains of Abandoned American Resort Towns | National Geographic

National Geographic
https://www.youtube.com/natgeo

(Visited 35 times, 1 visits today)

Comments

comments