12 Staggering Photos Of An Abandoned Asylum Hiding In Iowa

It’s not uncommon to find abandoned buildings in Iowa. In fact, if you drive anywhere through rural Iowa, you’re almost guaranteed to see an abandoned barn or farmhouse. In our ghost towns there are abandoned factories and schools, and in some towns, there are abandoned asylums. One in particular is incredibly eerie – check out these photos of the shuttered Edinburgh Manor in Scotch Grove.

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If you can’t get enough of creepy sites like this, you might want to gather a few thrill-seeking friends and embark on The Haunted Road Trip That Will Lead You To The Scariest Places In Iowa. You might end up bringing some spirits along for the ride!