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Connecticut, Historic Homes, Recent Sales

Johnsonville Connecticut, Connecticut ghost town, ghost town for sale

The small-town of Johnsonville in East Haddam, Connecticut has just sold for $1.85 million, after being abandoned for nearly 20 years. As Business Insider discovered, the international religious organization Iglesia Ni Cristo, known as Church of Christ, purchased the 62-acre property to turn it into a recreation center for its members.  The current owner is hotel company Meyer Jabara Hotels, who paid $2.5 million for the town in 2001.

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Connecticut, Cool Listings, Historic Homes, History, Top Stories

Johnsonville Connecticut, Connecticut ghost town, ghost town for sale

Johnsonville, an abandoned, small town in East Haddam, Connecticut, is on the market for an asking price of $1.9 million (Yes, the entire 62-acre town is asking less than $2 million). Founded in the 1800s, it includes semi-neglected Victorian homes, a general store, post office, restaurant, mill, and a covered bridge (h/t WTOP). The current owner is hotel company Meyer Jabara Hotels, who paid $2.5 million for the town in 2001. The property was previously listed in an online auction in 2014 and sold for $1.9 million, but the bidder was unable to seal the deal. It’s been a ghost town for nearly two decades.

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