Insane Asylum: Yojoa Asylum

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Open as a recreational park History: The Yojoa Asylum in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is currently a recreational park. Apparitions wearing white suits have been reported to stare out the windows of the building. External Links: Yojoa Asylum – The Shadowlands

Insane Asylum: Dejarnette Center

Location: Staunton, Virginia, USA Built: 1825 Operation Time: 1825 – 1996 Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Closed History: The Western Lunatic Asylum opened in 1825 as a hospital to treat the insane. In 1905, Dr. Joseph Dejarnette, a believer in eugenics, took over and renamed the asylum the Dejarnette Center. Dejarnette became abusive, and he tortured many of his patients….

Insane Asylum: Maryville Center for Medically Complex Children

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Possibly turned into apartments History: The Maryville Center for Medically Complex Children was built as an asylum for drug-addicted, handicapped, insane, and foster children. Due to asbestos, the center had to be shut down and boarded up. Now, the remains of the complex…

Insane Asylum: Aradale Mental Hospital

Location: Ararat, Victoria, Australia Built: 1865 Operation Time: 1865 – 1998 Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Turned into college campus of the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) in 2001 History: The Aradale Mental Hospital (originally known as the Ararat Lunatic Asylum) was built in Ararat, Victoria, Australia. The asylum, along with its sister hospitals at Kew and Beechworth,…

Insane Asylum: The Insane Asylum in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Closed History: Though the owners of the abandoned asylum’s property are extremely strict about trespassers, a few have actually gotten in. Those who have entered have reported a large black cloud hovering above them. Some photographs even depict said…

Insane Asylum: Anoka State Hospital

Location: Anoka, Minnesota, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: 1898 – Present Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Open History: Over the years, Anoka State Hospital has gone by many names – First State Asylum for the Insane, Anoka State Asylum, and most recently Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center (its current name). Built in 1898, it opened two years later in 1900, where…

Insane Asylum: Cedarcrest Mental Asylum

Location: Berlin, Connecticut, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Closed History: The Cedarcrest Mental Asylum is located just off the Berlin Turnpike, and it is surrounded by a wooded area. The sounds of screaming and door slamming can be heard coming from the old, defunct hospital. External Links: Cedarhurst Mental Asylum – Forgotten…

Insane Asylum: Buffalo State Hospital

Location: Buffalo, New York, USA Built: 1871 Operation Time: 1880 – 1974 Type: Kirkbride Plan Status: Converting into a hotel History: The Buffalo State Hospital, also known as the “Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane”, “H.H. Richardson Complex”, “Buffalo State Lunatic Asylum”, and “Buffalo Psychiatric Center”, was built in 1871 with two medieval-style towers under the name Buffalo…

Insane Asylum: Ospedale Pedagogico di Aguscello

Location: Ferrera, Italy Built: 1870s Operation Time: ? – 1970 Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Abandoned History: Ospedale Pedagogico di Aguscello (also known as the Ospedale Psichiatrico Infantile di Aguscellois) is haunted by the “insane” children who used to live at the hospital. The nuns that worked there are believed to have tortured the patients, and there are some on-site graves suggesting that…

Insane Asylum: The Insane Asylum in Dunwoody, Georgia

Location: Dunwoody, Georgia, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Unknown (possibly torn down and turned into a skate park) History The insane asylum in Dunwoody, Georgia is haunted by the patients who were abused there. Paranormal activity includes a cool breeze coming through a room without windows, ghosts of…

Insane Asylum: The Insane Asylum in Raytown, Missouri

Location: Raytown, Missouri, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Burned down History: The insane asylum used to have claims of disembodied footsteps, moaning, and mysterious blood on the floor. One of the ghosts believed to haunt the hospital is an elderly man. The Raytown insane asylum has since burned…

Insane Asylum: Old Insane Asylum in Clinton, Oklahoma

Location: Clinton, Oklahoma, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Not Kirkbride Plan Status: Demolished (turned into VA center) History The Clinton Insane Asylum has had reports of strange lights at night and a woman standing in the window. It is believed that if you turn your car off, it will have trouble starting back up. Not…