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Abandoned Souls of the Outagamie County Asylum for the Insane

For decades, a small plot of land in Appleton, Wisconsin, overgrown with grass and weeds, lie virtually unnoticed by the growing community around it.  Anonymously, it sat undetected by the thousands of cars that would unknowingly pass it every day along Highway 41, just mere yards away. For almost 70 years, this tract of land […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Insane Asylums in the Midwest

From desolate cottages choked with weeds, to towering Victorian Gothic edifices, to musty tunnels snaking under the lawn, the abandoned sanitariums, reformatories, and asylums of the past practically invite fantastic stories. When many of these old institutions were shut down or decommissioned in the 1980s, they were overtaken by former patients and inmates, amateur photographers, […]