The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel

the exorcism of anneliese michel

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The Life of Anneliese Michel Anneliese Michel was born in Klingenberg, Bavaria in Germany on September 21, 1952 to Josef and Anna who were devoutly Catholic. As Anneliese was growing up she would regularly attend mass twice a week. The Michel family did not follow the reformations of Vatican II. As the 1960’s ended and […]

Abandoned Asylums America

Abandoned Asylums America

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In this post we are looking into the halls of another abandoned asylum in America. This one was known as the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum(a.k.a. TALA) located in Weston, West Virginia. This particular asylum was built in the mid- 1800’s to house the mentally ill. History of TALA The contruction of TALA began in 1858 and […]

The Devil’s Playground

The Devils Playground

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The Devil’s Playground turns out to be a popular name for movies. I have found at least four different productions that go by this name. The Devil’s Playground is a movie from 1976 about a 13-year-old boy named, Tom, and the physical and emotional challenges Tom experiences while living in a Catholic Seminary. It is […]

Merge VR Goggles Review

Merge VR Goggles Review

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Merge VR Goggles-Winner of the Academics’ Choice award The Merge VR Goggles are a device to give you a very realistic experience. Intended for Android and IOS smartphones, it will offer both a virtual, computer generated view, and an augmented or live view of the world. This model is well padded and is safe for […]

The Old Tooele Hospital-Is It Haunted?

The Old Tooele Hospital

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The hospital that will be discussed in this post has a long and storied history. The part we are most interested in is the ghost ones, of course. We want to know is the Old Tooele Hospital haunted?  The Old Tooele Hospital Location: Tooele, Utah The original portion of the hospital was constructed in 1873 […]

Byberry Mental Hospital

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Byberry Mental Hospital Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The conscientious objectors had witnessed attendants that would often use violence to try to control the mentally ill patients. The attendants would use items such as cut-down broom handles, or rubber hoses filled with buckshot to strike the patients. Attendants would even choke out a patient with a wet […]

Danvers State Insane Asylum

Danvers State Insane Asylum

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Danvers State Insane Asylum Location: Danvers, Massachusetts (aka Salem Village until 1752) According to the historyofmassachusetts.org, the Danvers State Lunatic Asylum was built between 1874 and 1878. The land on which it was built is called Hathorne Hill after Judge John Hathorne of the Salem Witch Trials who had lived there. The land was purchased […]

Mental Health Hospital-Alton, Illinois

Mental Health Hospital-Alton

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Mental Health Hospital-Alton Location: Alton, Illinois In 1916 forty patients moved into the hospital prior to its opening in 1917. The hospital continued to grow in response to the needs of the surrounding area and by the 1930s  the hospital had opened a ward for WWI veterans, another for civilian men, another for women and […]