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This is a list of "reasons for admission" to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia.

This is a list of "reasons for admission" to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia.

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Uh, and this is the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

Uh, and this is the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

Haunting you in your nightmares, for sure.

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The asylum was supposed to hold around 250 patients, but at times held as many as 2,400. It officially closed in 1994.

The asylum was supposed to hold around 250 patients, but at times held as many as 2,400. It officially closed in 1994.

Its 666 acres contained a working farm, dairy, and cemetery.

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According to the roster, people could be admitted for such delightful things as "female disease," "laziness," "menstrual derangement" or, you know, just being "bad company."

According to the roster, people could be admitted for such delightful things as "female disease," "laziness," "menstrual derangement" or, you know, just being "bad company."

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