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Abandoned Insane Asylums
St. Elizabeths Hospital
Government testing at the asylum briefly explored using marijuana as a "truth serum" on Nazi prisoners of war.
Added by Elliot Carter
Central State Hospital
One of the largest-ever mental hospitals now sits abandoned, surrounded by 25,000 unmarked graves.
Added by trumpus
This abandoned hospital was home to a 1930s eugenics experiment which forced the sterilization of patients.
Added by treadwaycb
Fairfield Hills Hospital
This abandoned psychiatric hospital once housed more than 4,000 patients in the middle of a quaint New England town.
Added by Daniel
Wingdale, New York
Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
An abandoned asylum once on the cutting edge of lobotomies may be reborn as a Christian college.
Added by cgrant7692
Ovid, New York
Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane
An abandoned asylum where patients have been forgotten but their possessions remain.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
abandoned insane asylums
8 Spooky New York Places That Should Be in the New Ghostbusters Movie
There's something strange in these neighborhoods.
July 15, 2016
Once a place of peaceful repose, this sanitarium now faces an uncertain future.
Added by littlebrumble
Buffalo, New York
H. H. Richardson Complex
A beautifully designed asylum, left to deteriorate, gets resurrected as a hotel and art center with a ghost story or two.
Added by sparkleybits
Pool Park Asylum
This abandoned asylum in Wales might look haunted, but it's still beautiful.
Added by Catherine
Poughkeepsie, New York
Hudson River State Hospital
This mouldering abandoned mental hospital was once a center for progressive healing.
Added by Gin Minsky
The Abandoned Medical Facilities of the Future
June 09, 2015
Here's What Happens When You Bring $30,000 of Video Gear to an Abandoned Asylum
June 01, 2015
Beacon, New York
Zelda Fitzgerald's Abandoned Sanatorium
The abandoned husk of a mental institution that failed to save a Jazz Age icon still sits nearly unchanged.
Added by Luke J Spencer
Medfield State Hospital
Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings.
Added by kendrawashere
insane asylum cemeteries
Numbers Instead of Names on the Forgotten Graves of Asylum Patients
December 01, 2014
Thiells, New York
Decades after testing the polio vaccine on unwitting patients, this historic mental hospital sits in ruin.
Added by fleshxharvest
Danvers Hospital for the Criminally Insane
Basis for H.P. Lovecraft's horror stories and Batman's Arkham Asylum, now a horrifying condo.
Added by Dylan
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