For the better part of three decades, North Carolina’s infamous Henry River Mill Village sat empty, decaying under the wings of Mother Nature’s loving arms. Stories about the town flooded the internet, including a piece we wrote that describes some of the notorious paranormal occurrences that have been reported in this abandoned village in North Carolina.

You can learn more at the Henery River Mill Village website.

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If you are interested in the restoration of this little village, then you will be happy to know the Magnolia Network has picked up the project to film it. You can follow along with the progress as they envision something completely restored. Out with the old and in with the new. Check out this trailer from the Magnolia Network:

Address: 4255 Henry River Road, Hickory, NC, 28602

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