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Miller’s Folly Utica’s Haunted Mansion ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
Miller’s Folly Utica’s Haunted Mansion ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
In this episode Phil guides the explorers to the downtown Utica at Rutger Park to explore Utica's grandest mansion of the 1800's, a place where Senators, Civil War Generals and even the President of the United States came to visit and helped shape the nation. A place that still experiences the haunting echoes of that past today.
Exploring The Former Debtors’ Prison Of Rome “Old Oneida County Home” ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
Exploring The Former Debtors’ Prison Of Rome “Old Oneida County Home” ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
Steeped in history and legends, New York is filled with stories of the forgotten, eerie and the weird that influence us everyday. The Old Oneida County Home, also known as the Oneida County Poor Farm, opened its doors in 1829 in Rome but while it is closed today several of the buildings are still in use.
Haunted Willard Asylum In Ovid, NY Opens Its Doors Again For Tours ~ CNY Paranormal
Haunted Willard Asylum In Ovid, NY Opens Its Doors Again For Tours ~ CNY Paranormal
During the 1800s in America, the mentally ill were not treated kindly. For the most part, if unable to afford expensive private care they were forced into poorhouses. While these poorhouses were designed to provide the mentally ill and disabled with care and support, often times they were mistreated, increasing the number of problems these patients had.