Thursday, November 24, 2011

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (Weston Hospital) - Weston, West Virginia

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum has seen a long history and some of it not so pleasant.  Some people who have visited the hospital claim that there are patients who have never left.

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum or Weston Hospital is located in Weston, West Virginia and is host to many ghosts

Construction began on the Weston Hospital in 1858.  The original design was to extend sprawling wings to the main structure to allow maximum exposure of light and air circulation to better suit the patients.  However, when the Civil War broke out in 1861, construction on the hospital halted. Read the full story>>