Category: Ohio

Chippewa Lake Park

Chippewa Lake Park was open from 1878 to 1978, when competition from nearby Cedar Point caused a sharp decrease in admission. What could not be salvaged and sold was left behind and the forest has reclaimed much of the old amusement park, leaving just barely a hint of the 100 years the park stood. Source […]

The Athens L*natic Asylum

The Athens L*natic Asylum is, without a doubt, the creepiest shut down mental health institute in the United States. Opening in 1874, the facility was originally very pleasant. It hosted two wings (one for males and one for females) with 572 rooms. Patients were able to receive personalized care from the nurses. It even had […]