Bethany, NY is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, Rolling Hills Asylum. Come Explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.
Established in 1827 as the Genesee County Poor House with the Genesee County Infirmary added in 1938, RHA was originally a working farm that became a dumping ground for the castoffs of society. Through its years of operations, it also functioned as an infirmary, orphanage, tuberculosis hospital and nursing home. Orphans mingled with lunatics, and the unclaimed dead were buried on the property. There were over 1,700 documented deaths and any unclaimed bodies were buried on the property.
The Rolling Hills Asylum has earned the well-deserved distinction of being one of Americas most haunted places. Shadow people, recorded disembodied voices and a multitude of other paranormal evidence have been uncovered there. Two of TV’s most popular and successful paranormal series filmed episodes here….Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures.
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