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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Places of Interest
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Keywords:Halloween, Weston, abandoned, architecture, asylum, b&w, black and white, building, duotone, ghost, history, hospital, insane, mental, national historic landmark, perspective, stage, stone, tours, west Virginia, wv
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, also known as the Weston State Hospital, is located in Weston, West Virginia. It was constructed between 1858 and 1881, is the largest hand-cut stone masonry building in North America, and is purportedly the second largest in the world, next to the Kremlin.