Forgotten Farmhouse

$45.00$130.00

Abandoned farmhouse near Fairhope, Pennsylvania.

It’s likely this beautiful home was built during the late 1900’s when a dramatic increase in farming took place. The number of farms tripled from two million in 1860 to six million in 1905.

Despite their remarkable progress and prosperity, 19th-century U.S. farmers experienced recurring cycles of hardship, caused primarily by falling world prices for crops (Farmer’s Last Frontier”).