Here’s how the boomtown of Cairo, Illinois became a virtual ghost town

With its location right at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, you might assume that Cairo, Illinois would be a bustling town– not quite as it became a virtual ghost town. Busy as Cairo would have been during the glory days of riverboats (in fact, Cairo was seen as the Promised Land in … Continue reading Here’s how the boomtown of Cairo, Illinois became a virtual ghost town