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The empty field on Emenhiser Road in rural Allen County where Richard Youse's house once sat. The remnants of the driveway leading to the windmill are visible in the area between the fields.


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Richard Youse's House #5

Richard Youse lived all his life in the ancient house that once stood on Emenhiser Road in southeast Allen County near Hoagland, Indiana. His father bought the house in the 1920's and after his parents died he stayed there to farm the land, having never married or had children of his own.

In 2004, his family put him in a nursing home and bulldozed his house. He died in 2005.

This is the remnant of his muddy driveway. The field on the left was his front yard, and the house stood in front of the windmill, which was about 20 feet behind his back door.

He was 87 years old when I met him in 2000. This photograph was made in January, 2008.





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