Inside the lost island of New York: abandoned leper colony just 350 yards from the Bronx.The lost world of North Brother - quarantine zone, leper colony and centre for drug addicts.It is hard to believe that these echoing corridors and abandoned halls were home to hundreds of patients .But the haunting quality of these pictures makes it easy to imagine that it was a place of indescribable misery, which one inmate compared to the notorious black hole of Calcutta.
Welcome to the Summerwind Mansion: An abandoned hotbed of demonic possession
During the 15 years that the Lamont family resided at Summerwind Mansion, they experienced a vast array of strange and unexplainable things, but the incident that finally drove the family from their home occurred in the mid-1930's. An apparition supposedly appeared after the cellar door flew open. The family fled and the property remained abandoned until the 1970s. Vils County, Wisconsin.