The Pavilion building, built in 1885, was originally an Asylum for women. It handled the overflow from the Asylum on Roosevelt Island, and typically received chronic cases. In the 1970s, it was last used as a drug rehab facility called Phoenix House. People have reported all kinds of paranormal phenomena here, such as hearing voices and seeing apparitions.

10 Haunted & Abandoned buildings around the world

The Pavilion building, built in 1885, was originally an Asylum for women. It handled the overflow from the Asylum on Roosevelt Island, and typically received chronic cases. In the 1970s, it was last used as a drug rehab facility called Phoenix House. People have reported all kinds of paranormal phenomena here, such as hearing voices and seeing apparitions.

Hart Island, New York - trenches in the potters field

Hart Island, New York - trenches in the potters field

Hart Island, which sits at the western end of New York's Long Island Sound, boasts more than 850,000 residents - all of them dead. The island is now used primarily as a potter's field, but in its past it has housed a POW camp, a rehab facility, and a women's insane asylum.

A women's asylum rots on an abandoned New York island

Hart Island, which sits at the western end of New York's Long Island Sound, boasts more than 850,000 residents - all of them dead. The island is now used primarily as a potter's field, but in its past it has housed a POW camp, a rehab facility, and a women's insane asylum.

Hart Island History. Potter's Field trenches. Adults were buried 3 coffins on top of each other; children 5 on top

Hart Island History. Potter's Field trenches. Adults were buried 3 coffins on top of each other; children 5 on top

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

Rikers Island inmates performing adult burials on Hart Island, NYC's Potter's Field. Photoby Joel Sternfeld via The Hart Island Project

"Bluebird" - A Hart Island Production (2017)

"Bluebird" - A Hart Island Production (2017)

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