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Madhouse: The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York
Madhouse: The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York

Sun, Jun 09

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Vestal

Madhouse: The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York

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Jun 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Vestal, 328 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850, USA

About the event

Join us for a video and virtual live Zoom meeting with Michael Keene as we delve into the shocking tales of neglect, abuse, and even torture that occurred within the walls of insanity asylums. We'll hear stories of remarkable hope, inspiration, and healing, and uncover the terrible secrets that were uncovered at Rolling Hills Asylum. Discover who the grave digger Lawrence was and what was found buried near the Rochester Insane Asylum. Learn about the notorious device 'The Utica Crib' and who haunts the Buffalo Insane Asylum to this day. This is an event you won't want to miss!

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