NAME: Ricketts
COUNTY: Sullivan and wyoming county
CLIMATE: Snow in winter
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring is nice no hunting going on
COMMENTS: No residents right along rt. 487just past the entrance to state gamelands no.57
REMAINS: Foundations
Founded by Trexler and Turrell Lumber Co. in 1890.The lumber co. was contracted to cut about 5,000 acres of virgin lumber by Col. R. Bruce Ricketts.The center of the ghost town is 4.4 miles north of the entrance of the state park.There the remains of a street lined with homes, a church and alodge hall can be found. There are many other remaining sites of mills, briges, andtrain beds. The town died in 1913 Submitted by: Stephen Chisarick