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Lunatic author Edward S. Gleason review ì 103 Ç The Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum constructed between 1858 and 1881 is the largest hand cut blue sandstone building in the Western Hemisphere This haunted Gothic structure was the end of the line for West Virginia's insane for 150 years There are nine acres of wards crowded by a looming The Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum constructed between 1858 and 1881 is the largest hand cut blue sandstone building in the Western. A short primer on the history of the asylum — suitable as an overview for anyone unfamiliar with the building and with the treatment of and attitudes toward mental illness during the late 19th and early 20th centuries Hopefully a in depth and scholarly work will follow

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Hemisphere This haunted Gothic structure was the end of the line for West Virginia's insane for 150 years There are nine acres of. Interesting look at the timeline of the infamous facility located in Weston West Virginia The original structure was begun during the Civil War and the background facts are fascinating Having toured the asylum I was curious to know about its history and this book was a good resource The asylum itself is both majestic and tragic and this book will help you to understand why

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Lunatic author Edward S. GleasWards crowded by a looming 200 foot clock tower The Asylum's massive walls hold terrifying tales of Civil War raids arson and suici. Trans Allegheny AsylumAsylums everywhere share many common things each uniue in their shared histories such as common medical and psychiatric treatments and problems the eerie way people were committed and forgotten just to name a few A storied history yet one that is ignominious