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Weston, West Virginia

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Particularly creepy abandoned asylum which sparks interest with the morbid and the ghost hunters. 

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum operated from 1864 to 1994.

Famous for its looming structure, it was built using the Kirkbride design - a design common to asylums of the early 19th century. Alienated by reports of patient abuse and subsequent paranormal activity, much of the asylum remains closed off to the general public. However, a tour group holds nightly ghost hunts for those searching for tortured spirits who have yet to escape.