GIANT FISH WORSHIPERS! It's true. The Ghost Town Explorers have found that Berlin was once inhabited by a population of fish worshipers. They even built large shrines to pay homage to the giant fish. Actually Berlin was a silver mining town that dates back to the 1890's. Ichthyosaur (fish lizard) fossils from over 200 million years ago were first found by miners in the 1860's and extensive excavation work started in the 1950's. Berlin is now known as the Berlin/Ichthyosaur State Park in Nevada.
The first mining activity in the region began in May 1863 when prospectors
discovered silver in Union Canyon and the small mining camp of Union was
established. By 1864 the Union Mining District was formed, which
included the towns of Union, Ione, Grantsville, and later, Berlin. In 1896 the
Berlin Mine was established, this mine and numerous surrounding
mining claims were bought up in 1898, and the town of Berlin was soon in
its heyday until 1908, then declined to its death by 1911.
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