These 5 Tennessee Asylums Are Still Standing And Still Disturbing

There’s something insanely fascinating about an old asylum. Something eerie and strange that continues to haunt the halls, the questions of those who used to live there and the ones who were meant to protect them. Asylums and hospitals that have dealt with the mind have made their way into popular culture and the media, allowing the horror film industry to thrive and murder mystery sales to shoot up. Did you know, though, that Tennessee has its own piece of the pie? Take a look at some crazy interesting structures still standing throughout the state. You won’t regret it.

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