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Going Inside West Virginia’s Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Will Give You Nightmares

Prepare to get the heebie-jeebies! The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, located in Weston, West Virginia, opened in 1864 to house the mentally ill and was forced to close down in 1994. Some of the reasons that people would be admitted to the Weston Asylum: the dreaded “female disease”, laziness, birth control, and religious enthusiasm. This abandoned asylum is now supposedly haunted with the souls of the insane.

The Kremlin is located in Russia, isn’t it amazing that this is the second largest hand-cut masonry in the world?!

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum offers ghost tours year-round and even has a Haunted House in the fall, along with an Asylum Ball. The Asylum also offers photography tours and architectural tours. This place is seriously amazing.

Have you ever experienced anything haunted at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum? Comment below!

Rachel Price
A West Virginia girl. A fiancée. A writer. A mother to one. A daughter. A sister to four. A book worm.