The Devil Queen

How my wife and I sold our souls to the Queen Anne Victorian we tried to save.

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Location: Crow Mountain, Arkansas, United States

Synopsis: This is a cautionary tale. A seriously disturbed couple find the charming, old ruin of a Queen Anne Victorian in Russellville, Arkansas, and buy it for $1.00. They tore the roof off, cut it in half, and had it moved to some land they owned sixteen miles away because they didn't know any better. Since then, they have hired and fired contractors, had all of their tools stolen, re-wired, re-plumbed, insulated, and essentially rebuilt the entire house. Their only problem is that after four years it still isn't finished. Now they are tired, broke, and wonder what in the hell it is they've done to themselves. And, it's haunted.
(Last updated on April 3, 2008)

Press: Russellville Courier Article - December 2003, HGTV website article, AP story - October 2006, and Victorian Homes Magazine - February 2008 (link coming soon).
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Thursday, July 27, 2006

More Archeology

There were all sorts of treasures in this room.

We found some graffiti on the canvas. It was written before the wallpaper was laid over the top of it. We still haven't uncovered it all. This one looks like a signature (can't really tell in the photo, sorry). We found another one (sorry no photo) that says “Monday 000.” We have no idea what that is supposed to mean.

On the back of the canvas backing we found this. In case you can't read this, it says, "Santa Rosa Sheetings." I tried Googling this but did find anything.

Jack found this one.


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