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The lost and the forgotten: Old houses in despair

Houses, like people and pets, have souls. These abandoned old houses have stories to tell. I wish more people cared about saving these treasures.

Photo courtesy of http://www.celsias.com

This photo and the photo above it are courtesy of http://www.old-house-cafe.oldhousess.com

Photo courtesy of Krystian Kozerawski Photoblog. This photo links to this talented photographer's blog.

Old barn in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Photo by Holly Tierney-Bedord

This entry was published on March 23, 2012 at 12:40 pm. It’s filed under Antiques, Architecture, Art, Design, History, Photography, Places, Wisconsin and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

9 thoughts on “The lost and the forgotten: Old houses in despair

  1. These are all beautiful, it would be so fun to go and restore some of these…except for maybe the slanty one 🙂


  2. Yes, that one looks a little too far gone! Thank you for stopping by.


  3. Such beautiful textures


  4. Titania on said:

    beautiful abandoned houses, and I am homeless… something just doesn’t add up right…


  5. I always pine for big old houses! I would love to live in one someday…while fixing it up, of course. 🙂


  6. i really like the 1st house,#58, beautiful workmanship,would like to know history!


  7. I just did a painting of the second photo for my art portfolio- I need to know the location of the house. I can’t find it on the sourced website, do you know where it is?


  8. Reblogged this on Holly Recommends… and commented:

    Favorites from the Past…
    A new feature on Holly Recommends is the refeaturing of some of my most popular blog posts. This one is from 2012.


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