Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

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Once the Weston State Hospital, the asylum is said to be haunted by former patients who passed away there. The plentitude of paranormal phenomena heard, seen, and felt here has prompted its appearance on TV shows such as Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    Asylum Drive
    Weston, West Virginia
    United States

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    GPS:
    39.038566500115216, -80.47170541786039
    County:
    Lewis County, West Virginia
    Nearest Towns:
    Weston, WV (0.2 mi.)
    Jane Lew, WV (6.0 mi.)
    Lost Creek, WV (10.6 mi.)
    West Milford, WV (11.8 mi.)
    Buckhannon, WV (13.2 mi.)
    Century, WV (15.8 mi.)
    Burnsville, WV (16.0 mi.)
    Wolf Summit, WV (16.8 mi.)
    Stonewood, WV (17.0 mi.)
    Sand Fork, WV (17.2 mi.)

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    1. We were there and right in front of us a door slamed on it own. I was touched waliking down a hallway and we heard a little girl humming in Lillie’s room.

    2. We did a ghost hunt there in 2011. I was smacked in the face by something that wasn’t there, mom was strangled, and we got several strange evps while we were there. There was a dark figure that walked thru the wall. Weird noises, random cold spots, and a few other weird happenings that night. Creepy place!

    3. Took the extended tour while visiting family. This place is huge and we were the only ones there (middle of the week). The staff was very informative while allowing me extra time to get pics and video. While I didn’t have a paranormal experience in the asylum, I can safely say I would not want to hang out there after dark.

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