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Tag: asylum

Hill View Manor

Located in New Castle, Pennsylvania, Hill View Manor was originally known as The Lawrence County Home for the Aged, also known as the poor house

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Pennhurst State School

Pennhurst State School, originally known as the Eastern Pennsylvania State Insitution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic was an institution for mentally and physically disabled adults

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Tranquille Sanatorium

Built at the turn of the twentieth century, the once-abandoned Tranquille Sanatorium looms at the edge of the Kamloops border. According to the Kamloops Museum

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St. Albans Sanatorium

Sanatoriums were known to be notoriously cruel in the early 20th century, using methods like lobotomies, electroshock therapy, and other archaic practices on the patients.

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Letchworth Village

Letchworth Village was a residential institution located in the small town of Thiells built for the physically and mentally disabled of all ages, from the

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Forest Haven

A psychiatric asylum that was in operation from 1925 to 1991. One of the most controversial facilities to ever operate in American history due to

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