Exploring the Old Dougherty Orchard House

The old farmhouse has been abandoned and is in terrible shape. We carefully explored it anyway.

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Barb and Cecil walking down the hill toward the house.

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Cecil coming around to the front door.

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Cindy standing in the front door - come on in!

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Watch out for that bee's nest up in that window!

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This is the room behind the bee's nest.

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An old dairy freezer sits in the living room.

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Barb & Linda's bedroom. This is where their grandma died.

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Ktichen

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Linda looking out the back door to the place where her mother used to dry apples, hang laundry, and keep chickens.

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There was a buzzard up in the attic window!

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He's a young one.

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Attic

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Another attic room

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Linda found a glass pear to take home as a souvenir.

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Barb found an empty bottle of Jack Daniels.

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Barb, Cecil, and Linda - the family lived here from 1944 to 1949

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Now let's go out and explore the barn.

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Andrea

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The boys used to play basketball in the barn.

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Linda, Mark, Andrea, Barb, Little Linda, and Cecil

It was a gorgeous day to visit the old homestead. Lots of memories for Linda, Barb, and Cecil.


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