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Archive for the ‘Forgotten America’ Category

Eastern State Penitentiary {Echos of the Past}

I adore abandoned buildings.  Throw in a bit of creepy atmosphere and a lot of history and it’s irresistible.  Since this is Halloween, I thought (more…)

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Roadtrip on a Country Back Road {Boneville, Georgia}

Growing up in south Mississippi, a  favorite childhood memory is spending lazy Sunday afternoons going for a drive with my family.  We would come home (more…)

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Stewart M. Jones Junior High School

Stewart M. Jones Junior High School

The solid  Georgian Revival Beauty has stood proud since it was completed in 1927 by renowned Meridian architect P.J. Krouse.  It was one of the (more…)

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Sloss Furnace {Birmingham Landmark}

The towering hot blast stoves have stood like giant sentinels over the city of Birmingham since 1881, when Magic City was barely ten years old.  (more…)

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Ghost of Pennhurst {Abandoned Pennsylvania}

Ghost of Pennhurst {Abandoned Pennsylvania}

It’s that time of year again.  Gold and red leaves swirling in the wind,  pumpkins decorating neighborhood porches,  ghost stories being told around a bonfire…the (more…)

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