Because it takes more than a few hanging skeletons and a sexy Steve Buscemi costume to pull off an epic Halloween party, you can now buy your own ghost town.
Yep, it just so happens that the neglected, 19th century village of Johnsonville, CT, is up for auction on Oct. 28, with bidding to start at $800,000!
Located in East Haddam, the 62-acre, once-thriving mill town's conveniently located just a half hour from Hartford (doesn't help anybody), and a couple of hours from Boston and NYC (much better). And besides colonial houses with dusty windows and unkempt lawns, Johnsonville's got eight historically important buildings to its name, including two churches, a restaurant, and a decrepit mill. All of which could be decorated really scary-like. Oh yea, there's also a pond and a waterfall.
There is a chance you might recognize the town. Over the years, it's played host to a number of movie/video shoots, including Cuba Gooding Jr.'s new film Freedom and Billy Joel's "River of Dreams" video. What... you don't remember it?!?