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I Have Explored Abandoned Houses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 355 People

    Mill Town

    There's this abandoned mill town 10 or so miles from my parent's house. It was a hosiery mill, and like most old mill towns the factory was powered by water. There's a dam behind the factory. The employees lived in houses all around the factory--there was a church and a general...
    ObliviousPunk ObliviousPunk 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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    Looking For Hidden Treasure

    I love to explore abandoned houses for what you might find inside...and sometimes can buy some of the items you have found in them...sure you can just keep some of the stuff but I am talking about very personal items..because of living here in Northern CA you can find them all...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Brrrrrrr !

    I was 14 as boy scout, at the time of a hike, round 4pm, we pass by a isolated house. Deserted garden, damaged railings. We decide to enter, just to see what inside. Stairs are invaded by grass, main door not closed. Entering in the little hall, an intense mildew odour get in our...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M Jan 20, 2012

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    Pairs Mountain

    I live on a mountain called pairs MT. in greenville,sc. They're are lots of ghost stories about the mountain. screaming in the woods (which i've heard more than one), the top of the mountain has a ghost, etc. I've lived here for 13 going on 14 years. Pairs mt use to be all farm...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2012

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    My Number1 Past Time

    I used to do this alot, you never know what you are going to find. Sometimes an old house tells a story. I like to expore the attics of old houses
    mulder mulder 26-30 May 17, 2012

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    The House On The Path

    One night last summer me,2 of my sisters, my brother and one of our friends were walking at night. we had been walking for about 15 minutes just enjoying the night (while breaking some laws i won't talk about in this story ;D ) and they started talking about this alcohol I had...
    jaydefairy jaydefairy 18-21, F Dec 29, 2011

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    With My Dad 9/13/2011

    Well, apparently my abandoned house in Hartford, Maine pics are not showing up so I took some advice and got a Photobucket account.  You can view it here:  http://s1090.photobucket.com/albums/i366/Haley10016/Abandoned%20House/ So I went with dad this Tuesday to explore Hartford...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    More Like Breaking And Entering

    And we found some weird shizz in a supposedly "haunted" house! O.O
    deadmoon deadmoon 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2011

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    Southeast South Dakota

    In this area there are many abandoned farms. One of my favorite things to do is to sneak into the old houses and take a lot of pictures. I always go in the daytime so any spirit activity is at a minimum but it can be found. In one house that is still in fairly good shape I got a...
    vonreich vonreich 41-45, M Aug 16, 2012

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    Memories & Energy

    Old buildings often give off vibes, and sometimes I can even sense memories or past events. That doesn't happen very often though. Mostly its just energy. I love rummaging through old abandoned houses. Never know what you might find. I good inspection of it's back yard could also...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 27, 2012

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    What if that angel was right and it was a real good angel and I'm supposed to have some special baby that's going to do great things? Then wouldn't the devil want me to THINK that...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    DEEP Push it back, pack it down Turn the lights out, close the door LOCKED Looking up from the center of my souls abyss Inside out I am Chaos, tumult Even the dreaded silence...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I live with my mother and 2 sisters. They are treated like Queens and I am treated like dirt. My mother buys them new clothes while she gets mine at the goodwill. My shirts are too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    I think the only reason I'm on here right now is because I've never talked about this out loud to anyone, and being in this type of family dynamic is isolating. I only have to...
    Summer26061997 Summer26061997 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I thought he loved me, I thought he cared, When I looked into his eyes I thought it was love that I could see, I thought I was held in high regard in his life, He told me I...
    Mfudgie Mfudgie 31-35, F 14 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't like seeing my mom depressed.. It hurts my so bad. She just said how embarrassed she was when it came to our house because my uncle (her brother) has such a beautiful...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I like the history that's happened in these abandoned places you want to go on a trip to abandoned place
    kristinellis18 kristinellis18 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I live in a fairly old town, and being that I'm new there, I don't know many of the stories behind the abandoned buildings. I must admit that they fascinate me. I think, "If these...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Mine is so bad that I've become a semi hoarder. I've been abandoned by 3 out of 4 parents. (My bios when I was a baby and adoptive dad when I was in 6th grade) luckily I got my mom...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lyokowarrior18 Lyokowarrior18 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    The beauty of the old architecture. The home speaks of the past all on its own. Just walking through older houses makes you wonder what events the walls have seen.
    FunShiner FunShiner 61-65, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I chose that photo to give a better gist of the story I'm describing, even though it didn't look exactly like that. There were lots of yellow lamp posts, lots of houses, deserted...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M a week ago

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    i was an accident. my 'mother' decided to keep me for some reason, but when my 'my father' heard he left my 'mother' with no intention of being in my life. to this day i still don...
    silentwhisper17 silentwhisper17 13-15, F Aug 22