Rolling Hills Asylum
Established January 1, 1827 as the Genesee County Poor House, with the addition of the Genesse County Infirmary in 1938 and then converted to the Genesee County Nursing Home in 1964 (affectionately called "the old county home" by the locals) was originally a working farm that became a hodgepodge community for the castoffs of society. Referred to as inmates, the residents included widows, orphans, grandparents, civil war veterans, Native Americans, drunkards, mentally and physically disabled, even criminals. all mingled and lived here together. With over 1,700 documented deaths, and hundreds, if not thousands of others unrecorded, the unclaimed dead were buried on the properties own potters field.
Full body apparitions, shadow people, disembodied voices, and the infamous "Screaming Lady" sends chills up the spines of even the toughest of the tough guys - these are just a few of the reasons why HauntedNorthAmerica.com named Rolling Hills Asylum, the 2nd most haunted location in the USA and number four most haunted in the world.
Rolling Hills Asylum's plethora of paranormal activity has made it a sought after location for many of the top shows on television including SyFy's Ghost Hunters as well as Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures and Paranormal Challenge series. Other filming at Rolling Hills Asylum includes FX's six part web promo for their American Horror Story "Asylum" season, the Booth Brothers filmed a paranormal documentary for SyFy Channel, and has been used as a location for various other film, video and photo shoots. Whether you are a skeptic, an arm chair paranormal enthusiast or a seasoned investigator, Rolling Hills Asylum has something to offer you. With thousands of residents spanning over 300 years of history, there is something here for everyone. Visit our website www.RollingHillsAsylum.com for more details.