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Burned in '71

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Located in: Perth East
Location #10594
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Location Owner:Egregious
Creation Date: 6/22/2014
Last Updated: 6/29/2014



Description
While exploring today I noticed a couple of old outbuildings back in a bush. I decided to check it out and hiked back an old laneway. Things were pretty overgrown but I thought there must have been a house around at some point. I tramped though the tall grass and some brush and found an old stone foundation. The only part of the house left standing was an old brick fireplace.

I noticed another old place across the street and drove down the laneway. I met Peter and I explained what I was doing. This house was no longer lived in (aged mother moved to a home last year. House was built in about 1866) Anyways, his family owns both properties so he told me about the foundation. They bought the farm in 67 and the house burned in 71 when he was 13. They lost everything and entered a period of near poverty. Then the barn burned and then in '85 his brother died in a farming accident. He indicated that some believed the property was cursed and an old man next door said their was an old Indian burial ground on the site although he did not know where. He works the old farm across the street but it will be a great location in a few years I am sure.


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Status: Abandoned
Category: Foundations


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Burned in '71
Burned in '71
Created on:6/29/2014
Created by: Egregious
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superss says:
6/24/2014 9:22:10 PM
Agreed. Now if he would agree to drain the basement of a few hundred abandoned homes.....
f.o.s. says:
6/24/2014 7:58:58 PM
Looks to me like drybsmt took some time to get the history on it, that's commendable. Eventually, most of these places we find will just be foundations.
superss says:
6/24/2014 7:23:02 PM
I think they normally get deleted unless there is some real history to it.

I think it was suggested before that the forum might be a better place for those pictures or we could get inundated with thousands of "new locations" of foundations here.
DARKMAN says:
6/24/2014 5:36:26 PM
we should have a special section for stone foundations.
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On 6/29/2014 10:07:19 AM user Egregious uploaded photos : XD5A6912.JPG / XD5A6920.JPG / XD5A6925.JPG / XD5A6962.JPG / XD5A6967.JPG / XD5A6969.JPG / to SID: 6292014746
On 6/29/2014 10:04:21 AM user Egregious created gallery : Burned in '71
On 6/25/2014 4:38:48 PM user talkingwallsphotography deleted gallery with SID : 6222014185432
On 6/22/2014 10:02:42 PM user Egregious changed the following: description
On 6/22/2014 10:00:06 PM user Egregious uploaded photos : XD5A6912.JPG / XD5A6920.JPG / XD5A6925.JPG / XD5A6962.JPG / XD5A6967.JPG / XD5A6969.JPG / to SID: 6222014185432
On 6/22/2014 9:55:20 PM user Egregious created gallery : Foundation
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