Conway Homestead

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City/Town: Conway
Location Class: Residential
Year Built: N/A
Year Abandoned: 1983
Status: Demolished
Photojournalist: Michael SchwarzEddy Sisson

This once grand home had been abandoned on Highway 64 in Conway for over twenty-five years. When the last owner moved out in 1983, she left the property empty. Several years of weathering and vagrants made this old home become unsafe and dilapidated. We were lucky to get inside before the property owners recently demolished it.

Demolition Photos May 2014

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Siding Contractor
2 years ago

You have a fascinating website and the pics are fine. Keep adding old abandoned buildings and I will keep returning. Of course I am way behind so I may have ot do a Netflix binge style day to look at all of your posts.

Murie
Murie
6 years ago

One night, a friend and I parked in the lot in front of the auto yard and walked through a muddy field to that house. We thought better of going inside and trudging about rotting floors in the dark but I'm glad we at least stood on the porch and in the doorways. A few months later, I hydroplaned and went off the highway. I came within a few yards of the house. If I were superstitious… It breaks my heart that they tore it down.

Mary
Mary
6 years ago

hate that this house is gone

Mario Castillo
Mario Castillo
6 years ago

These pictures suck. Should of brought someone in with some skill.

Dena
Dena
Reply to  Mario Castillo
6 years ago

*have. Should HAVE. As in, "You should HAVE paid more attention in 3rd grade English".

david
david
Reply to  Mario Castillo
5 years ago

Let's compare them to your pictures of the house.

Sally
Sally
6 years ago

So sad it was allowed to reach this state of disrepair. Why not sell it cheap….. if you know someone will preserve its history, restore its beauty. Too many owners aren't concerned about history.

Jocelyn
Jocelyn
6 years ago

Old hause,,,we all memory and history keep our heart

Wendy
Wendy
6 years ago

I always wondered what it was like inside!

Calvin
Calvin
6 years ago

I always loved that house and regret not getting to go inside it before it came down.

joey
joey
Reply to  Calvin
6 years ago

there was an old photo album upstairs in a closet that I remembered look into and it showed some old family pictures in it but they were really faded I don't know if you could have been able to tell anything

Chad J.
Chad J.
6 years ago

They demolished it? I drove by there not too long ago and remembered seeing it there. Wonder when that happened.

Chad J.
Chad J.
Reply to  Michael Schwarz
6 years ago

Bummer. I remember people sneaking into that house when I was a teenager. It's been abandoned a long time!

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