That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

September 27, 2008

Howard Johnsons, Abandoned 1998, Afton, VA

Filed under: dead stores — Anita @ 1:58 pm

A couple of weeks ago a friend and I drove out to Afton to visit the long abandoned mint condition Howard Johnsons in Afton.

!!!!

Howard Johnsons, Abandoned 1998, Afton VA

The Pieman is still up there!

I can’t believe the weather vane has survived!

"it is so rank in there"

The Freezer had been pried open

The Freezer had been pried open. There was nothing in it, just really smelly.

Maybe I can salvage this photo.

Abandoned Howard Johnsons, dead 1998, Afton, VA

Howard Johnsons; abandoned 1998; Afton, VA

This burned out abandoned motel was next to the Howard Johnsons:

Some abandoned motel, Afton, VA

Orangeroof.org page on the Howard Johnsons back when it was open

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1 Comment »

  1. Thanks for the cool pics.

    Last time I was in Afton, it was the mid to late 80s and HoJos weren’t in such short supply. And the trip was to see Swannanoa, back when it was very new age.

    Comment by Kevin Seward — September 27, 2008 @ 6:54 pm | Reply


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