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Abandoned Paper Mill in Deferiet, New York

In 1899, the St. Regis Paper Company built 52 homes, a general store, and a hotel on a manmade island in the Black River and called it Deferiet. The St. Regis Paper Company at one time employed hundreds of Italian, Hungarian, and Polish immigrants, and up to 1,500 people lived in Deferiet. Today, Deferiet is […]

The Fallen Chronicles: Episode 49

[Mysteriousheartland.com] In front of the duo was an endless tunnel of darkness. Behind them, the tunnel entrance glowed almost unbearably bright, the bars that covered the opening only briefly interrupting the sunlight. Greg and Davin slowly clawed their way forward, using the slippery cement wall as a guide. Davin clutched at Greg’s shirtsleeve, but Greg, […]

The Fallen Chronicles: Episode 42

[Mysteriousheartland.com] As Greg, Davin, and Misa walked down the lengthy dirt and gravel trail through the woods with only the moonlight to light up their path, Greg and Davin repeatedly glanced over their shoulders. Misa walked ahead of them—her eyes much more used to the darkness. A branch snapped, and Davin froze in his tracks. […]

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, […]

Sunset Haven in Carbondale, Illinois

Up until around the mid-1950s, people who could not take care of themselves; orphans, the elderly and infirm, epileptics, and alcoholics, often found themselves on a county farm known as a “poor farm.” A superintendent and his family would look after the residents while the residents earned their keep by farming the land, if they […]