Burke Ghost Town

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About a dozen people still live in Burke today, according to the Wallace Idaho Chamber of Commerce, Wallace Mining Museum, Shoshone County and utility records. It also is a second home for outdoor enthusiasts, including two retired Stanford professors. In short Burke is not completely abandoned.

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