ORANGE CITY, FL
15.02.2017 80 °F
Not sure 🤔 of this town or location. I felt a negative weirdness to the place that I couldn't put my finger on as we drove in. The older part of town was scrubby and the tiny homes seemed to have more junk in the front yard than inside. This is a far cry from all the tourists culture that seems to take over many of the towns we have seen. As we drove through the very dated and worn part of town it felt like being in a episode of the old "Twilight Zone" progressing to a weird and odd ending. Driving down the road pass the hill out jumps this very odd old wood white building that has seen better days with a large wrap around porch. This odd building is called "The Heritage House" was built 150 years ago. It has American flags mounted about every ten feet around the whole place. Upon seeing it I said immediately to Mary "What The Hell Is That?"!! And then I said, you guessed it, "let's stop in and check it out to eat or stay on the way back". Coming back from a local gym we pull in under the watchful eyes 👀 of three "interesting " men who apparently live there.Trying to be positive and nice I do have to be honest this is a flop house for the down and out. Talking to the guys we find out it's a post office museum in the halls with rooms to rent. 700 dollars a month or 60 dollars a day...what a deal and free crazy ghost 👻 from the years and years when it was a sanitarium for the insane. I really wanted to stay but Mary was not too keen on the living or the dead residents there.
So old and creepy!
Lots of character from a distant past.