They were once colorful characters on Ohio's landscape - communities with names such as Henpeck, Lickskillet, Worstville and even Pee Pee. Today, these ghost towns live only on old maps, erased by the passage of time.
Richard Helwig, owner of the Center of Ghost Town Research in Ohio, said he has uncovered about 6,000 such ghost towns and still is looking. "In Ohio, because of our climate and population density, once a town is abandoned it quickly disappears," Helwig said.
You can read more about Richard Helwig and the Center of Ghost Town Research at http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2004/07/06/loc_loc1ohgho.html