Abandoned property

Uncover the intriguing stories behind abandoned properties and the hidden treasures they may hold. Discover top ideas for exploring and documenting these forgotten places.

Property that was once inhabited can become unclaimed or abandoned for many reasons: foreclosure, bankruptcy, or shifts in neighborhood demographics that prompt owners of homes and businesses to move on.

Ed Gay
ABANDONED: Rockefeller Mansion - The Old House Life Ghost Towns, Old Houses, Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Mansions, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Property, Abandoned Buildings, North Carolina Lakes, North Carolina History

Back in 2015 I decided to go on a little adventure, find the abandoned Rockefeller Mansion in Fort Bragg. And quite the adventure it was! We knew going in that it was on military property, but we were assured by several people in the military that we would be okay. A man stationed at Fort Bragg texted me the directions. We got lost twice back in the woods. The directions went something like this, turn on dirt road at electrical box. At fork in the road, turn right. Turn left at fallen tree…