Howey-in-the-Hills is a small town in Central Florida. The population is under 2,000 people but the town has a very unique history. It was the location of the building of the first citrus juice plant in the state of Florida in 1921. The town got its unique name from the man who built the plant and founded the town, William John Howey, and from the rolling hills that surrounded the area. The town owner once lived lavishly, but then his home became an abandoned Florida mansion with an eerie feeling about it. Let’s take a closer look at this haunting abandoned mansion in Florida.
Take a look at the footage below to see the home before it was restored and get a sense of the eerie, abandoned feel it used to have. Then check out the Howey Mansion website to see before and after pictures of the rooms. It’s incredibly different and clearly a labor of love.
Have you ever seen this abandoned mansion in Florida up close? Let us know what it was like in the comments. Interested in learning about more Florida landmarks? Check out these 14 historical landmarks in Florida that you absolutely must take a road trip to visit.
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