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Saratoga County sells long-vacant building that once housed tuberculosis patients

The Homestead in Providence, Saratoga County has been sold. The Homestead in Providence, Saratoga County has been sold. | Photo: File / WNYT.

September 09, 2019 05:00 PM

Saratoga County has sold The Homestead, the one-time county sanatorium for people suffering from tuberculosis.

The long-vacant property in Providence went to the highest bidder - James Walk of Texas, for $55,100.

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It's not immediately clear what he plans to do with the decaying property. The last time The Homestead was used was 2004 when a film crew used it as a setting for a horror movie.

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