Horrifying asylum kitchen mix-up left dozens dead Sent downstairs to fetch a pan of powdered milk, a kitchen assistant at the Oregon State Hospital dipped his scoop into the wrong bin — and brought back six pounds of roach poison. It was mixed into the eggs and fed to 467 people. | Offbeat Oregon History | #ORhistory
Alameda Insane Asylum - Outside of stories of rampant abuse and numerous suicides, not a lot is known about the old asylum, only that it's approx. 100 yrs old and has been abandoned for some time. There are, however, many ghost stories involving the old hospital and it is said to be one of the most haunted places in California. Reported paranormal activity includes, loud screams, the feeling of being watched and stood over, a variety apparitions and curtains opening and closing on their own.