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This Abandoned petrifying village in Pennsylvania is waiting to be explored.

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The roads in itself are quite scary of the Yellow Dog Village / Image Source: Only In Your State

During the 19th and the early 20th century, Pennsylvania was on the verge of achieve some significant development as many villages were emerged in the rural Pennsylvania back in the day by big mining companies. These companies provided all the living and much needed basic facilities to their workers which all resulting into a successful development of rural Pennsylvania. However, as soon as America felt the wrath of The Great Depression in 1930’s, the mining companies declined and many of the villages were left abandoned and one of those was the Yellow Dog Village located near Worthington, PA.

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One of the many creepy houses in the village.

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The two unused bikes left as it is in the Yellow Dog Village.

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A horse saddle in the pile of junk inside one of the house. / Image Source: Only In Your State

The term, “Yellow Dog” meant about the cowardly nature of the people who lived in the village as the residents and the mining company who provided them the land agreed upon the fact that the residents and the workers living in the village would not unionize.

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The overgrown plants have almost consumed the playground which kids must have played once.

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A calculator and a light bulb placed in one of the rooms.

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The old spice jars were left as it is. / Image Source: DailyMail

The town was inhabited by these houseworkers for only a short amount of time as it was abandoned in the coming years due to the decline of the mining industries. They sold the village to a church in 1959, and that was inhabited till 2011. During 1970’s, more problems were growing in the village which led to a huge decline in population due to water and sewage problems.

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Another view of the village which indeed looks creepy.

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A bicycle on the top of the under roof with a broken window. / Image Source: DailyMail

In 1987, the owner of Yellow Dog Village, Jesse Buzzard was having a tough time as far as selling the land was concerned. He had another trucking business and he literally ignored his attention to Yellow Dog Village which led to its abundance

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Another creepy look of the houses. / Image Source: DailyMail

Since then, there has been a lot of owners of the Yellow Dog Village but nothing significant happened to it. In 2014 though, a retired teacher from Lebanon County and his business partner bought the land. Joseph Meyer and Amber Glaslow are the new owners of Yellow Dog Village and they are planning to do something very significant for the village. They aim to turn the Yellow Dog Village into a historical site where people would be able to learn the history of the place, spend a night and a they’ll be taught a lot of other things like Gardening, housing construction, farming.

“Wow — I really hope that this idea becomes a reality, and soon. An historic village and campsite would be such a fun addition to our state, and also a great way to learn practical skills.” Said the owner.

Source :southseatimes.co.uk

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