Originally built as a facility to treat children with tuberculosis, Seaside Sanatorium has had a long history serving as a medical facility. Overlooking Long Island Sound, it has also been a home for the elderly, a medical hospital and a facility to treat the mentally handicapped. With many unanswered allegations, Seaside Sanatorium was closed in 1996. Currently, the property remains abandoned, although there are plans to knock down the buildings and replace them with condos.
Myrtle Corbin was able to control the limbs of her sister but was unable to use them for walking and she herself had a difficult time getting around as she was born with a clubbed foot. Technically, the ‘Four-Legged Woman’ only had one good, usable leg.