The Largest Hand-Cut Sandstone Building In America Is Right Here In West Virginia

The largest hand-cut sandstone building in America, and the second largest in the world, is located right here in Weston, West Virginia. No doubt you’ve heard of it: the infamous Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

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Have you visited this disturbing window into the past? What did you think? Feedback on the tour is overwhelmingly positive, with many participants promising that it is one you won’t regret taking! To learn more, visit the Asylum’s website or Facebook page.

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum isn’t the only record-holding structure around; here’s another one.

Address: 71 Asylum Dr c, Weston, WV 26452, USA