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Location DB > United States > Texas > Jacksonville > Old Jacksonville
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Old Jacksonville
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created by Plainbored on 7/13/2012 5:05 PM
last modified by Plainbored on 7/13/2012 5:14 PM
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 Overview
 Description
I'd say there are a few feet of floor space, though most of it slopes down towards the back and is crumbling. If you're in town, go to the basket factory and take the road behind it. Park at the little park down the road and walk along Myrtle Drive until you see an over-grown road branching off to the left.
Be prepared to battle some pretty good brush to get to the site.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
Myrtle Drive
Jacksonville, Texas
United States
Owner: Unknown
 Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  •  Interesting Features
    This place is really two stories. There are two stair ways leading down behind the main structure. There's also another building across the pond. It looks like a pump house or something, though there isn't much left there. Given it's location, I think it was an old sawmill.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1915
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
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     History
    I don't have much history on this building, other than the engraving inside. Everyone I talked to who I knew in town couldn't tell me anything about it.
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    Inside and out on first exploration
    Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
    posted by Plainbored
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 7/23/2012 10:10 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jul 23 12 at 10:10, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jul 13 12 at 17:29, Plainbored added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 13 12 at 17:19, Plainbored updated gallery Inside and out on first exploration
  • on Jul 13 12 at 17:18, Plainbored created a new gallery
  • on Jul 13 12 at 17:18, Plainbored made this location available
  • on Jul 13 12 at 17:17, Plainbored updated the main picture
  • on Jul 13 12 at 17:14, Plainbored changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, Street Address, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Required Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
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