Founded in 1932 as a private pay unit of the Western State Hospital, the DeJarnette Center for Human Development (formally the DeJarnette State Sanitorium) was named after Dr. Joseph DeJarnette, a prominent Virginia psychiatrist and strong supporter of eugenics, particularly the compulsory sterilization of the mentally ill. The real horrors of Dejarnette came from the doctor that gave the hospital its name. Dr. Joseph Dejarnette gained a reputation for human experiments. He would ofte...

Founded in 1932 as a private pay unit of the Western State Hospital, the DeJarnette Center for Human Development (formally the DeJarnette State Sanitorium) was named after Dr. Joseph DeJarnette, a prominent Virginia psychiatrist and strong supporter of eugenics, particularly the compulsory sterilization of the mentally ill. The real horrors of Dejarnette came from the doctor that gave the hospital its name. Dr. Joseph Dejarnette gained a reputation for human experiments. He would ofte...

Adonia State Hospital* Located at an undisclosed place in United States of America US      Location Genre:Psychiatric Hospital, Sanatorium / Isolation Hospital      Built:1902     Opened:1907     Age:112 years     Closed:N/A     Demo / Renovated:N/A     Decaying for:N/A     Last Known Status:Abandoned

Adonia State Hospital* Located at an undisclosed place in United States of America US Location Genre:Psychiatric Hospital, Sanatorium / Isolation Hospital Built:1902 Opened:1907 Age:112 years Closed:N/A Demo / Renovated:N/A Decaying for:N/A Last Known Status:Abandoned

70 Abandoned Old Buildings.. left alone to die, Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital

15 Terrifying Places in Pennsylvania That Will Keep You Awake Tonight

This abandoned church is located in Burkittsville, Maryland, filming location of 1999′s The Blair Witch Project. Photo courtesy of Flickr user The Spider Hill.

The Haunted and the Haunting: Best Places to Visit on Halloween

This abandoned church is located in Burkittsville, Maryland, filming location of 1999′s The Blair Witch Project. Photo courtesy of Flickr user The Spider Hill.

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