Neatorama Posts Tagged "asylum"
Islands of The Undesirables: Roosevelt Island...

Ellis Island is famous for welcoming immigrants to...  ...utions. Their plan was to create a “city of asylums .” In part this was a desire to create more...  ...ions opened up—a penitentiary and a lunatic asylum . While the island was eventually home to more tha...  ...about the prison scandals...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/02/Islands-of-The-Undesirables-Roosevelt-Island/
One of the World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Mental Asylums

Villa Sbertoli was built in Tuscany in the 1800s by Italian businessman Augustine Sbertoli. One version of the story is that his son went insane, but another says he merely had a physical disability. Either way, in 1868...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/07/One-of-the-Worlds-Most-Beautiful-Abandoned-Mental-Asylums/
The Horrible History Of The World's Most Notorious Mental Asylum

The word “bedlam” means chaos to moder...  ...dern ears, and that meaning came from the British asylum known as Bedlam, short for Bethlehem Royal Hospit...  ...he mentally ill. Over the next few centuries, the asylum changed hands, changed management, and even chang...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/27/The-Horrible-History-Of-The-Worlds-Most-Notorious-Mental-Asylum/
Reasons for Admission to an Insane Asylum

Listed here are some of the reasons you could have...  ...e gotten committed to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in West Virginia in the late 19th-century. If the...  ...f how difficult it was back then to get OUT of an asylum . Found at Dangerous Minds.

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/25/Reason-for-Admission-to-an-Insane-Asylum/
Tuscany's Creepy Abandoned Mental Asylum

The compound known as Villa Sbertoli in Pistoia, I...  ...as a creepy history. It was a home turned into an asylum by Professor Augustine Sbertoli in 1868, then was...  ...ical prison under the Fascist government, then an asylum again. It was emptied over twenty years ago, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/26/Tuscanys-Creepy-Abandoned-Mental-Asylum/
Asylum: A Dark Journey Into The Forgotten, Where Time Stands Still

In this short video called Asylum , Drew Geraci and Andrew Breese of The V...  ...uls of those left behind. This is the Asylum . Opened in the early 1920s, the Asylum closed down and was abandoned decades...  ...opera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/22/asylum-a-dark-journey-into-the-forgotten-where-time-stands-still/
Ten Days in a Mad-House...

Nellie Bly walked in to the office of a major news...  ...to feign insanity and get herself committed to an asylum in order to write about conditions in the institu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/ten-days-in-a-mad-house/
The Weirdest Digg Stories This Year...

2009 has been a great year for weird news. Asylum has collected the best weird stories this year th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/20/the-weirdest-digg-stories-this-year/
Five Hospitals You Don't Want to Check Into...

Avid I Met a Possum readers (Hi mom and Jennifer!)...  ...y shoots, including Sleepers and MTV's Fear. The asylum has been in Newtown since 1931, but most of its b...  ...experiences at PrairieGhosts.com. Athens Lunatic AsylumGiving Waverly a run for the "Most Haunted Abandoned Hos...  ...in the United States"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/22/five-hospitals-you-dont-want-to-check-into/
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