These 10 Haunting Images Of An Abandoned School In West Virginia May Keep You Up At Night
You may be surprised to learn of a four-story school built in 1924 that has been vacant since the 1990s. It’s unsurprising what time will do to even the most solid of structures when it is abandoned to the wilds of Mother Nature. Such is the case with this school building that served as home for many schools over the years since it was completed, including the predecessor to Alderson-Broaddus University.
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The old Alderson Academy is located in north Alderson, West Virginia.
Please be advised that exploring this abandoned building could be not only dangerous, but also illegal. Heed all No Trespassing signs.
For more creepy, abandoned spots in the Mountain State, check out this road trip to seven can’t-miss abandoned places!
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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