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SMALL TOWN TEXAS: Slowly Fading Away After 117 Years!
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DeadlyKnot

SMALL TOWN TEXAS: Slowly Fading Away After 117 Years!

I visited Richards, Texas which surprisingly was once a very busy town back in the early 1900's. The area had been settled by Anglo-American immigrants in the early 1830s, but no community was established until the coming of the railroad. Residents of Fairview and Longstreet led the migration to Richards; some employed log rollers to shift homes and businesses intact to the new townsite. The town was booming with business and started growing in population before World War 2 started. When World War 2 ended the population declined big time! Today it seems like this small town in East Texas is slowly fading away after 117 years! HISTORY on Richards, Texas: 👇🏻 https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/richards-tx#:~:text=The%20area%20had%20been%20settled,intact%20to%20the%20new%20townsite. Fairview Cemetery 👇🏻 https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/3532/fairview-cemetery Forgotten Mississippi Ghost Town 👇🏻 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LslnPzGJHYE&t=3s 🔴My Socials: 👇🏻 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deadlyknot_1 Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@deadlyknot_1/? 🔴Music: 👇🏻 https://www.epidemicsound.com/ Chapters: 👇🏻 Intro: 0:00 - 4:46 Almost there 4:47 - 5:15 Old Buildings 5:16 - 11:21 Community Center 11:22 -13:22 Some Old Building: 13:23 - 15:26 Grocery Store: 15:27 - 16:09 Fire Station: 16:10 - 20:51 Neighborhoods: 20:52 - 23:20 Churches: 23:21 - 29:14 Abandoned Homes: 29:15 - 34:58 Restaurant: 34:59 - 36:35 Post Office: 36:36 - 37:43 School: 37:44 - 40:43 Historical Marker - Richards' Color School: 40:44 - 42:51 Cemetery: 42:52 - 53:51 Outro: 53:52 - 54:44
Abandoned Barbara Mandrell's Mansion (FULL TOUR!) | Found Indoor Gun Range, Neon Bar, Pool, Library
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RangerRickTV

Abandoned Barbara Mandrell's Mansion (FULL TOUR!) | Found Indoor Gun Range, Neon Bar, Pool, Library

Become a Patreon member and get perks! www.patreon.com/rangerricktv In the smokey hills of Whites Creek, Tennessee, lies an abandoned mansion sitting on 186 acres once owned by Barbara Mandrell. Featuring pondscapes, walking trails, and zip lines outside. Barbara Mandrell a famous country singer with prodigious talent. She had a string of hit singles like I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool, Sleeping Single in a Double Bed, and Married but Not to Each Other, along with many other hits. She even had a popular television series and arguably was one of the biggest female stars in country music in the 1970s and 1980s. After many years of her country music success she and her husband Ken bought this 30,000 sqft log home mansion and named it the Fontenel mansion. She named it this because the word fontanelle means the soft spot on a baby’s head, and she wanted this to be the soft spot for her family and bring them all together. Believe it or not, this mansion remains the largest log home in the world. Yes, that’s right, the entire world. It features a helicopter landing pad outside, an indoor pool, an indoor gun range, 5 bathrooms , a 50’s theme soda fountain room with neon signs and a dance floor, a massive great room , and many other rooms we have yet to explore on this journey. But Speaking of the great room, this massive log room boasts 2,300 sqft. featuring massive wooden columns. But these aren’t just any wooden columns. These wooden columns were autographed by many, many celebrities, So I guess we all want to know what Hollywood stars grace their presence inside this mansion, but more importantly, who autographed these enormous wooden logs. How about Tv show host Dick Clark, actor Bob Hope, Full House actor John Stamos, Singer Gladys Knight, and Radio host Rush Limbaugh. But I’m not done just yet. The house was even featured on a reality TV show on the Country Music TV station called Gone Country 1 & 2, starring John Rich and many other celebrities. She lived in this house from 1988- 2002. but with time passing by and her children growing old, she and her husband decided to sell the mansion and downsize. The property was eventually sold to many other celebrities, one of those names being none other than Kid Rock. But In 2019, the home was bought out by investors envisioning a recreation of the Fontelnel mansion and bringing it back to life by building 150 one-bedroom cabins, bungalows, and yurts throughout the property. But remember, this was back in 2019, and the property has been abandoned and vacant ever since. So now it’s my time to shine and show you, my subscribers, what she left inside.
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