Freddy Jackson 0 (0)

This intriguing photo, taken in 1919, was first published in 1975 by Sir Victor Goddard, a retired R.A.F. officer. The photo is a group portrait of Goddard’s squadron, which had served in World War I at the HMS Daedalus training facility. An extra ghostly face appears in the photo. In back of the airman positioned on the top…

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The Danvers State Hospital 0 (0)

Built on the same grounds where the Salem Witch Trials occurred, Danvers State Hospital possesses a rich history of paranormal lore. It was originally intended to treat the mentally ill with respect and compassion, but this facility quickly became overcrowded and conditions deteriorated. It is said that Arkham Asylum from “Batman” was based on this…

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Utica State Hospital 0 (0)

New York’s first state-run psychiatric facility was characterized by its grandiose Greek revival architecture, but it was not as glamorous as it looked. It is known for the invention of the Utica crib, a cage-like bed that was used to restrain patients. Those who have explored the facility since its closing have reported hearing screams…

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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum 0 (0)

Home to the WV Lobotomy Project, no paranormal list is complete without the infamous Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. This psychiatric hospital was originally built for 250 patients, but the population rose to over 2,000. Conditions were atrocious, and many patients suffered. Since closing its doors, maintenance staff have reported ghosts, as well as other paranormal sightings.

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