Central State Hospital, formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, the State Asylum for the Insane, and the Georgia State Sanitarium, is the oldest and largest psychiatric facility in the state, located on a sprawling 1,750 acre campus in Milledgeville, GA
What door is at the bottom of my stair of pain and despair? The stairwell of life I have been given and chosen, having no care Where does this door lead at my life's tortured end? Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA.
Georgia's Central State Hospital in Milledgeville. This place is the stuff horror stories are made of. According to Atlanta Magazine, Georgia Central State Hospital was once the largest mental facility in the world. Formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, this place is now abandoned and decaying. It invokes the imagination to think of the things that took place in this institution.
Central State Hospital, Indianapolis. Much of the activity is in the basement area where the most disturbed patients were housed. Screams and moans have been reported, as well as apparitions of patients in gowns and robes wandering the grounds both in and out of the building.
In the violent ward hallway at the Southern end of the building, the doors were outfitted with spinning platforms that could be used to provide food to patients without opening the door. Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA