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By: Litchfield Builders on October 31st, 2014

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Historic Connecticut Ghost Town Sold for High Bid of $1.9 Million

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Going once, going twice, sold! A few weeks we shared an article reporting on Johnsonville, a small Connecticut "ghost town" that was up for auction. On Thursday, October 30th, the town sold at $1.9 million. Below is an excerpt from a follow-up article by Kenneth R. Gosselin of the Hartford Courant. 

Johnsonville, the long abandoned village in East Haddam once envisioned as a tourist attraction, may be headed for a new life after its owners accepted a high bid of $1.9 million for the property Thursday in an online auction.

A sale could close in the next 30 days, according to Jim Kelly, senior vice president at commercial real estate services firm RM Bradley in Hartford.

Kelly declined to identify the buyer or plans for the 62-acre property.

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